You could become infected with HIV if:

Either or both are true:

  • You have unprotected anal or vaginal sex with someone who has HIV.

  • You are a person who injects drugs.


Any of the below are true:

  • You have multiple sex partners.

  • You have sex partner(s) whose HIV status is unknown.

  • You’ve shared needles, syringes, or other drug injection equipment.

  • You’ve exchanged sex for drugs or money.

  • You have had another sexually transmitted disease.

  • You have hepatitis or tuberculosis.

Factors that increase your risk of getting or transmitting HIV: