• Health,  Sex,  STD

    The Sunday Quick Post: What is PrEP?

    What is PrEP? PrEP is short for Pre-exposure prophylaxis and it is a medication taken orally to prevent getting HIV. But it’s not a quick fix and safe sex is necessary to further make sure you are protected. How long has it been around? While PrEP is relatively new in the medical community, only coming to light in 2012, it’s been widely used among many people to prevent contracting HIV. It’s 99% effective at preventing HIV through anal sex when taken properly and also for use in people who may be exposed due to intravenous drug use. Is there just one type of PrEP? There are two specific types of…


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