PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)enparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/KH_generic_header_04_2.jpgPrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is when someone takes medicines every day to lower his or her chances of getting HIV.prep, PREP, PrEP, pre-exposure prophylaxis, aids, hiv, HIV-positive, prevent aids, prevent HIV, anal sex, men who have sex with other men, at risk for aids, high risk for HIV, share needles, unsafe sex, no condom01/03/201901/07/201901/07/2019Robyn R. Miller, MD01/01/20195083c1bd-a1a1-499c-9a43-c68672266f34https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/prep.html/<h3>What Is PrEP?</h3> <p>PrEP stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis. It is when someone takes medicines every day to lower his or her chances of getting <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/hiv.html/">HIV</a>.</p> <h3>Who Should Take PrEP?</h3> <p>Only people at very high risk for getting HIV should take PrEP, such as:</p> <ul> <li>those who are in a sexual relationship with someone who is HIV-positive</li> <li>men who have sex with other men and have had anal sex without a <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/condoms.html/">condom</a></li> <li>men who have sex with other men and have been diagnosed with an <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/talk-child-stds.html/">STD</a> (sexually transmitted disease) in the past 6 months</li> <li>those who have sex without a condom with people who are at high risk for HIV (for example, IV drug users or men who have sex with other men)</li> <li>those who share needles with others</li> </ul> <h3>Does PrEP Always Prevent Someone From Getting HIV?</h3> <p>PrEP prevents HIV transmission most &mdash; but not all &mdash; of the time. Besides taking the PrEP medicine every day, using a condom every time and for every form of sex (vaginal, oral, anal) can give even more protection from getting HIV.</p> <h3>Does PrEP Protect People From Other STDs?</h3> <p>No, PrEP does not protect people from getting other STDs. So, someone taking PrEP needs to use a condom every time and for every form of sex (vaginal, oral, anal) to lower the risk of getting other STDs.</p> <h3>How Does Someone Get PrEP?</h3> <p>A health care provider prescribes PrEP. The medicines must be taken every day to work. An HIV test is done when someone starts PrEP and every 3 months after that.</p> Profilaxis pre-exposición (PrEP)La profilaxis pre-exposición (PrEP, por sus siglas en inglés) se refiere a cuando una persona toma medicamentos cada día para reducir sus probabilidades de contraer el VIH (virus de la inmunodeficiencia humana). https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/es/parents/prep-esp.html/755e1bd3-f679-43bf-baa8-69f62aa296c1
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HIV and AIDSParents can help prevent HIV/AIDS by learning the facts and talking with their kids regularly about healthy behaviors, feelings, and sexuality.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/hiv.html/31cac64c-2167-4e8f-bbff-830521bb29c6
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PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis)PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is when someone takes medicines every day to lower his or her chances of getting HIV.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/prep.html/426a76dc-5f99-470c-8b75-44ca617f435b
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