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HIV and AIDS medication (antiretrovirals)

Medications used to fight HIV are called antiretrovirals. They work to stop the virus multiplying and help protect the immune system from damage caused by HIV.

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Testing times for HIV

While new notifications of HIV have generally stabilised, rates have increased among heterosexual people and indigenous people. Here's how to get tested for, and prevent, HIV.

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HIV infection and AIDS causes and diagnosis

HIV is contracted from the bodily fluids of an infected person. Learn more about how HIV can spread between people and when to get tested.

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HIV infection and AIDS

Trusted information on HIV and AIDS including how they are spread, symptoms, diagnosis, getting tested, treatment, plus links to trusted resources.

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HIV infection and AIDS treatment and prevention

HIV has no cure, but there is treatment available to prevent the progression of AIDS and make HIV manageable. Learn more about how to prevent HIV infection.

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HIV infection and AIDS symptoms

HIV has a range of symptoms that can be difficult to tell apart from other viral infections. Learn more about the symptoms you should watch out for.

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PrEP, the pill that can stop HIV infection, on PBS from April 1

A drug that can prevent HIV infection known as pre-exposure prophylaxis, or 'PrEP', is to be added to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS).

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Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)

Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a tablet you can take daily to reduce your risk of infection if exposed to HIV. Learn more about its benefits and risks here.

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Sexual assault treatment

Trusted information about the sexual assault treatment including treatment of injuries and testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) can be found on this page.

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Sexually transmitted infections (STI)

Trusted information on sexually transmitted infections (STIs) such as gonorrhoea, chlamydia, HIV and AIDS, herpes, hepatitis B and syphilis.

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Kaposi sarcoma

Kaposi’s sarcoma is usually found under the skin, or in the lining of the mouth, nose or throat, and is associated with HIV/AIDS. Find out why here.

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