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Having sex with only one partner who only has sex with you when neither of you has a sexually transmitted infection STI is Safe sex facts to be safe.

However, many healthcare professionals believe there really is no such thing as safe sex. They believe the only way to be truly safe is not to have sex because all forms of sexual contact carry some risk. For example, kissing is thought to be a safe activity, but herpesand other diseases can be spread this way.

Condoms are commonly thought to protect against STIs. However, while it is true that condoms are useful in preventing certain diseases, such as herpes, chlamydia, and gonorrhea, they may not fully protect against other diseases, such as genital wartssyphilis, Safe sex facts HIV.

If you choose to have...

Limit your sexual activity to only one partner who is having sex only with you to reduce exposure to disease-causing organisms. Follow these guidelines, which may provide for safer sex:.

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