High-Risk Behaviors for HIV
You have an increased risk for getting
HIV if you:
- Are a man who has sex with other
- Have multiple sex partners, especially partners who inject
- Inject drugs or steroids, especially if you share needles,
syringes, cookers, or other equipment used to inject drugs.
high-risk partner(s) (a man or woman who has multiple sex partners or injects
drugs, or a man who has sex with men).
- Have or have recently had a
sexually transmitted infection, such as
Having sex with a person who has any of these behaviors also puts you
at the same risk for becoming infected with other sexually transmitted
|Primary Medical Reviewer||E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine|
|Specialist Medical Reviewer||Peter Shalit, MD, PhD - Internal Medicine|
|Last Revised||April 5, 2012|