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Emergency doctors warn: “protections against new sexual practices must be increased”

In this sense, the organization Has told that ‘Camsex’ It is a growing phenomenon, occurring primarily in large cities, and associated with risky practices that may facilitate the transmission of HIV and other STIs, in addition to serious heart or mental health problems.

Intentional drug use considered ‘chemsex’, originally of a stimulating and disruptive type, to have prolonged intercourse (which may last from several hours to several days). When some of these drugs are used intravenously, they are called ‘slamming’.

According to experts, this practice at present leads to an increased risk of infection in the same proportion as in the past, the consumption of which is secondary to terrible epidemics. Intravenous heroin.

“A variety of drugs are used in the practice of Chemsex, some of them more frequently consumed in the region, such as L-gammahydroxybutyrate (GHL/GBL), Cocaine, mephedrone and methamphetamine, ‘poppers’ (inhalation of amyl, butyl, or isobutyl nitrites), ketamine, and drugs used for erectile dysfunction: a combination of some of these drugs produces desensitization and sexual arousal. In this context, it is common for unprotected sex to be practiced with different sex partners and increases the risk of contracting STIs such as HIV”, said Guillermo Burillo, coordinator of the SEMES Toxicology Group.

In fact, in expert terms, about 30% HIV positive patients Practice ‘chemsex’, while ‘slamming’ occurs in 16 percent of them: it is estimated that practicing chemsex can triple the risk of HIV infection and even double the risk of STIs such as chlamydia and gonorrhea could, and it’s related With 80% HIV seroconversion.

On the other hand, an increase in the consumption of drugs known as NPS (novel psychoactive substances)Easily accessible online and hard to find in hospitals. Substances that are used alone or in combination with other drugs, have clinical consequences that are not yet known, but are worrisome from a biological point of view.

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