Email There are several ways to prevent getting or transmitting HIV through sex. You can also use other HIV prevention methods, below. If you are living with HIV, the most important thing you can do to prevent transmission and stay healthy is to take your HIV medication known as antiretroviral therapy or ART , every day, exactly as prescribed. There also are other options to choose from, below. The more of these actions you take, the safer you can be.
Oral Sex and HIV Risk
Sex and Sexuality for People with HIV - HIV/AIDS
Some people who get HIV feel guilty or embarrassed. Or they may be afraid of infecting a partner and decide sex is too risky. These are common reactions, especially if you got HIV through sex. Chances are, however, that you will want to have sex again. The good news is that there is no reason why you can't.
Vaginal Sex and HIV Risk
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The risk of getting HIV can vary depending on the type of sex that you have. Having sex without a condom also puts you at risk of getting other STIs. HIV is transmitted through semen cum and pre-cum , vaginal fluid, blood, and anal mucus.