PrEP to Reduce HIV Risk
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a medication that is taken to prevent HIV infection in people who are at high risk of contracting the virus. In California, PrEP has been a key component of the state’s efforts to reduce HIV infections, particularly among vulnerable populations.
What is PrEP?
PrEP is a medication that is taken daily to prevent HIV infection. The medication contains two antiretroviral drugs that work together to block the virus from infecting the body. When taken consistently, PrEP has been shown to be highly effective at preventing HIV infection.
How Effective is PrEP?
When taken consistently, PrEP is highly effective at preventing HIV infection. Studies have shown that people who take PrEP as directed can reduce their risk of contracting HIV by up to 99%.
Is PrEP Safe?
PrEP is generally safe and well-tolerated, although, like all medications, it can have side effects. The most common side effects of PrEP include nausea, diarrhea, and headaches. In rare cases, PrEP can cause kidney problems, although this is usually reversible when the medication is stopped.
If you feel you may be at risk of HIV, talk to our skilled doctors to see if PrEP is right for you. Book your online appointment today!
What is ED?
How does ED occur?
causes include stress, anxiety, depression and relationship problems
Are there any treatments available for ED?
Are there any lifestyle changes that can help to improve ED symptoms?
to reduce the likelihood of ED occurring or worsening. Quitting smoking and limiting alcohol consumption are also recommended for optimal sexual health. Talk to your doctor about ways
you can modify your lifestyle for improved sexual health.
Is ED something I should talk to my doctor about?
analysis of your overall health and lifestyle to help you determine the underlying cause of your ED and recommend appropriate treatment options that are best suited for your individual needs.
Tadalafil, vardenafil, and sildenafil are all oral medications commonly used to treat ED. Tadalafil is a Vardenafil is also a PDE-5 inhibitor that works similarly to tadalafil but has a faster onset of
action. It may be particularly beneficial for men who experience side effects with other ED medications. Sildenafil is another PDE-5 inhibitor that is similar to tadalafil and vardenafil but
has a longer lasting effect. It can be taken in varying doses depending on the individual’s needs and is often found in generic forms. All three drugs have been approved by the U.S. Food and
Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of ED, however, they should only be used according to medical advice as they can cause serious side effects when taken incorrectly or
without medical supervision