YMSM


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YMSMYoung Men that have Sex with Men
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YMSM should have annual screenings for syphilis and HIV, and screenings for chlamydia and gonorrhea by infection site; also consider herpes simplex virus serology and anal cytology in these patients, Dr.
While this is recommended less for YMSM because of a higher rate of concurrent infection, "if you have a young person who has partners who are unlikely to have access to care and get treated, it's recommended you give that treatment to your index patient and to then treat their partners," Dr.
Given the differences in social context between YMSM in the USA and adolescents in SA, these data are not necessarily applicable to SA.
Project PrEPare (ATN082): The acceptability and feasibility of an HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) trial with young men who have sex with men (YMSM).
While YMSM, IDU-youth, homeless youth, and detained youth arc populations of young people who face a significant risk of HIV infection, it is also important to highlight another sub-population of youth who are also at significant risk of infection but have been largely overlooked: the HIV-negative partner in a heterosexual, scrodiscordant youth couple.
(2012) The use of partner-seeking computer-mediated communication applications by young men that have sex with men (YMSM): Uncovering human-computer interaction (HCI) design opportunities in HIV prevention.
YMSM: Pues, creo que seria una confederacion antillana articulada desde la practica.
Staff provide street outreach that delivers HIV education and safer-sex materials to street-involved YMSM. They also provide LGBT sensitivity workshops for health service providers, and recruit program participants from area high schools and youth groups.
For the purpose of this Article, the term YMSM includes any young man who has sex with another man; this risk group includes those who self-identify as homosexual, heterosexual, bisexual, questioning, and transgender.
Despite the gradual reduction in the incidence of AIDS among men who have sex with men (MSM), this has not happened among young men who have sex with men (YMSM).