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Safer Sex Guidelines

Abstinence (refraining from sexual activity) may be the only true form of "safe" sex, since all forms of sexual contact carry some risk.

However, certain precautions and safe behaviors can decrease a person's risk of contracting a sexually transmitted infection (STI) as well as minimizing the risk of unintentional pregnancy.

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Guidelines for Safer Sex

Last Updated: 11/2013