- Sharing needles and syringes
- Having unprotected vaginal, anal, or oral sex
- Having another sexually transmitted infection (STI) or tuberculosis (TB)
You CANNOT get HIV from:
- hugging, kissing, talking to or touching a person with HIV
- an insect bite (like from a mosquito)
- Casual contact (like sharing food and drink, using a public restroom, or swimming together)
There are no documented cases of anyone getting HIV through kissing, even French kissing.