STIs can be a red flag for HIV risk
In a real-world study (n=214),
51% of people newly diagnosed with HIV had an STI history that included chlamydia, gonorrhea, or syphilis1
Behaviors that can result in an STI can also increase the risk of HIV. These may include sex2,3:
A record high of more than 2.5 million new cases of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia combined were reported in 20194
- Be the catalyst—start an open conversation with your patients about STIs and HIV risk
High HIV prevalence can mean increased HIV risk5,6
Talk to your appropriate sexually active patients in high-prevalence communities about DESCOVY FOR PrEP®
Patients can be at risk simply by being sexually active in regions, neighborhoods, or even social
networks with higher HIV prevalence.5,7
Lifetime risk of HIV diagnosis by state7,a
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Individuals in all neighborhoods and communities can be at risk for HIV.5
b Chances of an individual being diagnosed with HIV during their lifetime.
CDC=Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; STI=sexually transmitted infection.