May 30, 2016
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Healthy Living (cont.)

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Avoid high-risk sexual behaviors

High-risk sexual behavior can lead to the acquisition of sexually transmitted illnesses such as gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes, or HIV infection. High-risk sexual behavior is also known to spread human papillomavirus infection, which can lead to cervical cancer in women and other anogenital cancers in both men and women. High-risk sexual behaviors include the following:

Adverse consequences of high-risk sexual behavior:

Recommendations (tips):

  • Avoid unprotected sex (sex without barriers such as a condom) outside an established, committed, monogamous relationship.
  • If you plan to have sex and are unsure of your partner's health status, use a condom.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/9/2016

Source: MedicineNet.com
http://www.medicinenet.com/healthy_living/article.htm

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