The surest way to prevent HIV infections or sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is to ‘not have sex.’ While you can’t prevent infections from medical accidents or daily life this way, not having sex is still the most reliable way to avoid STIs. But it would be extreme. It can be harsh for those who find sex beneficial and enjoyable. There are ways to have safer sex without avoiding sex itself. Yes, you have options!
Guidelines for safer sex
Just as safe swimming rules differ from safe skating rules, different safety rules apply to different types of sex. Learn about safe practices for different types of sex to enjoy a rich sex life.