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majority Did you know that the vast majority of young people learn about sexual matters and HIV through their friends? Source: UNICEF

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"Can you can get pregnant while on your period?"

"It's very uncommon, but it is possible since having your period doesn’t predict when you will release an egg which has to be present for sperm to begin the process of conception. Additionally, since sperm can live inside your uterus for up to 5 days, if you release an egg during these 5 days you run the risk of getting pregnant. Due to the unpredictability of your cycle, if you want to avoid pregnancy it’s important to use contraception even when you are menstruating."

"Can someone get HIV immediately after having sex with an infected person?"

"YES you can get HIV/AIDs however, you can only know your status within 72 hours after doing an HIV/AIDs test. If you are not sure of your partner's status, then it is advisable for you to take PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis)and wait for 90 days which makes it three months of waiting."

"Am I addicted to Porn?"

"In our young lives, we tend to adventure and it is likely that you we stumble upon porn at a stage where we get visually excited and stimulated. Porn over the time has built a reputation for being very addictive, and the key to breaking any addiction is to get your mind off it. Try to spend most of your time with people as this will reduce on times you are alone and feel like watching porn. When the urge is too strong, the internet has many hilarious videos that you can watch to take your mind off porn. You…"

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