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  1. Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV prevention

    19 Nov 2020

    PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) is a course of antiviral medication you can take to prevent HIV infection if you have potentially been exposed to the virus...

  2. Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention

    19 Nov 2020

    Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is an oral medication that prevents HIV in people at risk of infection with the virus...

  3. HIV

    19 Nov 2020

    In Australia, HIV is most commonly spread when having sex without a condom and when sharing needles and other injecting equipment...

  4. HIV and women – having children

    19 Nov 2020

    Women living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), or women whose partner is HIV-positive, may wish to have children but feel concerned about the risk of transmission of the virus to themselves (if...

  5. Gonorrhoea

    13 Nov 2020

    Gonorrhoea, also spelt gonorrhea, affects both men and women and is transmitted during sex, it may lead to infertility in women if left untreated...

  6. Chlamydia

    13 Nov 2020

    Chlamydia is often called the 'silent infection' because most people do not realise they have it...

  7. Syphilis

    13 Nov 2020

    If you are infected with syphilis and do not seek treatment, you can remain infectious for up to two years...

  8. Sexually transmissible infections (STIs)

    Sexually transmissible infections (STIs)

    It is not difficult to avoid catching sexually transmitted infections (STIs)...

  9. Molluscum contagiosum

    26 Jun 2020

    Molluscum contagiosum can be mistaken for genital warts or pimples, check with your doctor for an accurate diagnosis...

  10. Genital warts

    25 Jun 2020

    Genital warts are one of the most common sexually transmissible infections...