Safer Sex for Healthy Adults Leave a Comment / Archive, Contraception Information, General Info, Men's Health, Sexual Health, The Contraception Gallery, The Sexplained Column / By HelenK SAFER SEX for healthy adults Stop! No sex without a condom. For protection against all Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs), we recommend that you always: •Take universal precautions as a matter of routine – ie. ensure condoms or dental dams are used. •Consider any exchange, or potential exchange, of body fluid a risk – especially blood stained body fluid. •Cover any cuts or sores on the hand with waterproof plaster or wear latex gloves. Some sexual activities take place which are seldom discussed openly by young people. The next post contains an assessment of the level of risk involved according to the sexual activity.