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HIV doesn't have to come between you. Get tips for good sex and a healthy relationship with your partner when one (or both) of you is.

Unprotected sex (sex without a condom) risks HIV if one of you already has They should be put on before any sexual contact as HIV can be.

If HIV is not fully suppressed by effective treatment, vaginal intercourse without condoms is a high-risk route of sexual HIV transmission for both.

An “undetectable viral load” (see Fact Sheet 125) does NOT mean “no HIV infection.” If there is no contact with blood or sexual fluids, there is no risk. HIV needs.

Vaginal sex (intercourse) involves inserting the penis into the vagina. HIV can be transmitted during this activity if either partner has HIV.