In the latest COVID sex guidance released by the Australasian Society of HIV, Viral Hepatitis & Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM) was a brief mention of new cases of HIV in Australia in people who had stopped PrEP during the pandemic when social distancing recommendations commenced. Across my own patients I have seen many men who had stopped taking PrEP as they were … [Read more...] about COVID, PrEP & HIV | PrEP Confusion May Have Lead To HIV Infections
This week the Australasian Society for HIV, Viral Hepatitis and Sexual Health Medicine (ASHM) released a new guide "Harm reduction approaches to casual sex during the COVID-19 pandemic”. It covers some important points about how COVID could be transmitted in the context of sex and ways we can all reduce the risk of infection as our communities move out of lockdown. How Is … [Read more...] about Sex & Intimacy In The Coronavirus Pandemic – Staying Safe & Connected
Recently the Australian government has modified it’s recommendations for face masks to help prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. Masks can help reduce transmission of infection in situations where social distancing is not possible or you have people at home who could have bad outcomes if you were to bring COVID home. It is important to note that masks are not a … [Read more...] about Australia has modified it’s stance on face masks during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the lockdown for Coronavirus continues we are all getting a bit tired and frustrated. We all crave connection, friends, family and touch. I 100% understand. People are starting to venture out, to seek sex to reconnect with fuck buddies. Unfortunately this comes with the risk of infection and COVID-19. I urge you to stay with the lock down. This not only protects you … [Read more...] about Fatigue with the Coronavirus lockdown
Amyl nitrite products have had a listing change in Australia from February 2020. With the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) changes all Amyl nitrite products, with the exception of isoproply or n-isopropyl nitrites, will require a prescription from your doctor. Isopropyl and n-isoproply nitrites have been banned. Possesion and importation of these products is now … [Read more...] about Prescription Now Needed For Amyl In Australia