The decision to be sexually active is a personal choice.
Access to medically accurate sexual health information is your right.
Condoms are a great way to protect yourself against pregnancy, HIV, and other sexually transmitted diseases/infections.
But they aren't fool-proof.
Knowing your risk and getting tested at regular intervals are important parts of maintaining your sexual health.
If you think you are at an increased risk for HIV, be sure to consider PrEP for HIV prevention.
HIV is the human immunodeficiency virus. This virus can weaken a person's immune system by destroying important cells that fight infection and disease. HIV can be transmitted sexually or through needle sharing.