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How can I reduce my risk for HIV and AIDS?

You can reduce your risk of infection or transmitting the virus to others by using protection during sexual intercourse, oral sex and anal sex. Additionally, regularly testing yourself for HIV, practicing abstinence, remaining faithful to your spouse or partner and consistently using male latex or female polyurethane condoms will also reduce risk of infection. Finally, do not share needles/syringes.

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