HIV becomes a growing threat around the world, people want access to
information that can help them to avoid this potentially deadly disease.
Medical experts have indicated that c0nd0ms can be a good way to
prevent an HIV infection, but there are other steps you can take to
reduce your chances of contracting HIV.
(1) Abstain The
most effective way to not contract HIV is to not have s*x with anyone
until you are prepared to get married. When the time comes, you and your
significant other can get the tests done to determine your HIV status,
and then make the informed decision that will affect the rest of your
(2) Be selective on your s*xual partners
you find someone who you have strong feelings for, it is important to
have an open discussion about HIV prior to having s*x. If you are
extremely selective about the partners you choose, then you can
significantly reduce your chances of contracting HIV.
(3) Consider monogamy One
of the surest ways to prevent HIV if you want to remain s*xually active
is to be monogamous with someone who is not HIV positive.
(4) Use only sterile medical equipment Whether
you are giving yourself a shot of medication at home or getting an
injection from a medical facility, always insist on making sure that the
needle is sterile. Avoid previously used needles when you are injecting
medication, or when you are getting medical treatment.
(5) Insist on tested blood If you ever need a blood transfusion, then insist on only using blood that has been tested for the HIV and AIDS viruses.
(6) Get yourself tested If
you get yourself into the habit of being tested for HIV a couple of
times a year, then it becomes easier to insist that your s*xual partners
do the same. If you do decide to have s*x with multiple partners
throughout the year, then you should insist that they take the same
steps you do in getting tested for HIV and having those results with
them to show you. It seems extreme, but it is much better than the
(7) Don’t assume certain types of s*x are safer than others The
HIV virus can be transmitted during any type of s*xual activity that
involves the exchange of bodily fluids. Do not assume that one type of
s*x is safer than any other when it comes to preventing HIV.