HIV infection and AIDS
Today, people with HIV are unlikely to develop AIDS if they get effective treatment. Here’s what to do if you think you might have been exposed.
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).
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.
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.
Oral sex and mouth care
Mouth sores can be caused as a result of oral sex. If you think you have developed mouth sores it is important to seek medical advice.
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.
What causes lymphoma?
Causes of lymphoma are not known, but you can find out more about risk factors.
What causes pneumonia?
Pneumonia is caused by an infection of the lung. Most infections are due either to bacteria or viruses.
Toxoplasmosis is a very common disease caused by a parasite that usually has no symptoms. Learn more about the causes and prevention options.