Truvada for PrEP does seem to confer some protection against Herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1), but it’s primarily used for HIV prevention. The choice of condoms (for protection against pregnancy and STIs) is completely up to the individual, but recommended by many public health authorities, often in addition to PrEP for HIV prevention. But that choice should depend on an individual’s risk.

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