Answer: The HIV virus
can be transmitted via genital secretions and oral sex.
It can also be transmitted on the secretions of sex toys.
The best protection is abstinence. The barrier method for
mouth-to-vagina contact in conjunction with a vaginal spermicide
should reduce your chances of catching a STD (sexually transmitted
disease). Dental dams (squares of latex used by dentists)
can be used as a barrier method for oral sex. If nothing
else is available you can cut up a latex glove and discard
after one use. Remember, this is risky behavior. No method
is 100% effective as protection from infection. Consult
your physician for professional advice.
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