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Safe Sex

  1. 1. How to prevent Sexual Transmitted Diseases.
  2. 3. What is STDs? <ul><li>Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are spread by sexual contact with another person involving the genitals, mouth, or rectum, and can also be spread from a pregnant woman to her fetus before or during delivery. STDs, which affect both men and women, are a worldwide public health concern. </li></ul>
  3. 5. Did you know? <ul><li>The American Social Health Association estimates that there are at least 15 million new cases of STDs every year. </li></ul>
  4. 6. Did you know? <ul><li>According to the 2005 Durex Sex Survey, 51% of American adults have had unprotected sex without knowing their partner’s sexual history! </li></ul>
  5. 7. Did You Know? <ul><li>Half of the new HIV infections in the U.S occur in people between the ages of 13–24. </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>How old are you? </li></ul>
  7. 9. Safe Sex
  8. 10. <ul><li>The only way to prevent STDs, if choose to become sexually active is barriers. </li></ul>
  9. 11. Barriers <ul><li>Barriers are objects that prevent sexual organs from touching another person during sexual activity. </li></ul>
  10. 13. <ul><li>Sexual Barriers </li></ul>
  11. 16. Birth control?
  12. 17. <ul><li>Is birth control of any form other than a male or female condom a barrier? Is it blocking? </li></ul>
  13. 18. <ul><li>Any form of birth control does exactly what its name is, will help decrease chances of pregnancy, but will not help fight STD’s. </li></ul>
  14. 19. <ul><li>HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR PARTNER? </li></ul>
  15. 20. What is safe sex? <ul><li>It is anything you do during sex play to reduce the chances of an infection. </li></ul>
  16. 21. Safe Sex <ul><li>Reduces our risk of getting a sexually transmitted disease (STD) </li></ul>
  17. 22. Safer Sex <ul><li>Safer sex can be very pleasurable and exciting. </li></ul>
  18. 23. <ul><li>TIPS FOR SAFE SEX </li></ul>
  19. 24. <ul><li>Use condoms. </li></ul>
  20. 25. <ul><li>Using condoms or other barriers makes oral sex safer sex </li></ul>
  21. 26. <ul><li>Having sex play without intercourse can be even safer sex. </li></ul>
  22. 27. <ul><li>Watch for symptoms of STDs , such as unusual discharge, sores, redness, or growths in your and your partner's genital area, or pain while urinating. </li></ul>
  23. 28. <ul><li>Talk to your partner, they may not have any symptoms, but may have a STD. </li></ul>
  24. 29. <ul><li>The more partners each of you have been with, the greater the chance of catching a STD </li></ul>
  25. 30. <ul><li>Every partner your partner has had sex with you now have had sex with also, if you do not use a condom. </li></ul>
  26. 31. Is this your number?
  27. 32. Or is it this?
  28. 33. The Biggest Tip <ul><li>Be Responsible </li></ul><ul><li>ALWAYS WEAR A CONDOM </li></ul><ul><li>Avoid sexual contact if you have symptoms of an infection or if you are being treated for an STD or HIV. </li></ul>
  29. 35. <ul><li>The only way to be 100% safe is ABSTINENCE. </li></ul>
  30. 37. <ul><li>Remember </li></ul>
  31. 38. <ul><li>You can’t look at someone and tell that they have a STD. </li></ul>
  32. 39. <ul><li>So before you become sexually active, get to know your partner. </li></ul><ul><li>Talk about past partners, if there were any. </li></ul>
  33. 41. <ul><li>By Codie Gustines </li></ul>