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Hormonal Contraception and Potential HIV Risks – Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ booklet is to address some of the questions that you as a provider may have in regard to associations between hormonal contraception and HIV.

It includes questions such as:

  • Is there an increased risk for HIV acquisition for women taking hormonal contraception?
  • Does this apply to all hormonal contraception?
  • Should women be advised not to take Depo?
  • Why should we talk to our clients about this issue?
  • Hormonal Contraception and HIV Progression:
  • Can women who are HIV positive use hormonal contraception?
  • Will hormonal contraception make women’s HIV progress faster?

Source: Johns Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs

Date of Publication: March 25, 2019