How can I protect myself from HIV?

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  • Delay having sex until you are at an age where you feel ready.
  • Reduce your number of sexual partners or only have one partner.
  • Protect yourself and your partners by using a condom every time you have sex.
  • Don’t share needles, razor blades or toothbrushes
  • Wear gloves when dealing with wounds.
  • Get circumcised, if you are an HIV-negative male. You must still wear a condom.