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Increasing rates of reported chemsex/sexualised recreational drug use in men who have sex with men attending for postexposure prophylaxis for sexual exposure
  1. Zoe Ottaway1,
  2. Fionnuala Finnerty2,
  3. Tracey Buckingham2,
  4. Daniel Richardson2,3
  1. 1 Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, Maidstone, Kent, UK
  2. 2 Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, Brighton, Sussex, UK
  3. 3 Brighton & Sussex Medical School, Brighton, Sussex, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Zoe Ottaway, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust, Maidstone, Kent ME16 9QQ, UK; zoe.ottaway{at}nhs.net

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Sexualised recreational drug use or chemsex is associated with an increase in sexual risk-taking behaviours in men who have sex with men (MSM).1 Chemsex is associated with group sex and multiple sexual partners, serodiscordant condomless sex and STI transmission.1–3 Chemsex is, therefore, an important public health issue among MSM and may result in an increase in HIV-negative men attending for postexposure prophylaxis for sexual exposure (PEPSE). As part of a local audit into …

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