Practicing Safe Sex

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Safe Sex Practicing safe sex means taking steps during and before sex to reduce your risk of: Getting a sexually transmitted diseases (STD). Giving your partner an STD. Unwanted pregnancy. HOW CAN I PRACTICE SAFE SEX? To practice safe sex: Limit your sexual partners to only one partner who is having sex with only you. Avoid using alcohol and recreational drugs before having sex. They can affect your judgment. Before having sex with a new partner: Talk to your partner about past partners, past STDs, and drug use. You and your partner should be screened for STDs and discuss the results with each other. Check your body regularly for sores, blisters, rashes, or unusual discharge, and see your health
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