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How can I prevent HIV?

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  • Never have sex without using a condom.
  • Do not use illegal drugs or get tattoos with unclean needles.
  • If you think you may be infected, see a doctor right away. You can also call 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636).

From: HIV/AIDS and Teens FAQ WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

SAMHSA: "Tips for Teens: The Truth About HIV/AIDS."

AIDS Healthcare Foundation: "Learn About It."

National HIV and STD Testing Resources: "Frequently asked Questions."

AVERT: "AIDS, Sex and Teens."

FDA web site.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on December 05, 2017

SOURCES:

SAMHSA: "Tips for Teens: The Truth About HIV/AIDS."

AIDS Healthcare Foundation: "Learn About It."

National HIV and STD Testing Resources: "Frequently asked Questions."

AVERT: "AIDS, Sex and Teens."

FDA web site.

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on December 05, 2017

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