HIV Infection Risk Sex With A Prostitute

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Acute HIV Infection

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Risk of Infection?

Hi,I am really worried about stuff. If you answer I will make a substantial donation to the Robert James Frascino Aids Foundation.A few months ago I had sex with a prostitute (I used a condom) and about thirty days later I had some symptoms.These...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not fail. That's why we call it "protected," right? HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way! No how!"Symptoms" do not equal HIV disease. Your particular symptoms are not worrisome for HIV ARS.What is your risk of being infected with HIV?... Read more »

Sex industry workers

I have read many of your questions, and they have all been very useful to me. On some of the questions, many people have had encounters with prostitutes. I was just wondering if you had any statistics on the rate of infections among sex industry...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. There have been a number of studieslooking at the rates of HIV infection among prostitutes in the USA. Studieswere done in various cities around the USA including Miami, Los Angeles,Albuquerque, and Read more »

insertive oral sex

I had insertive oral sex without protection with a sex worker in Europe. Am I at risk?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...could also be at risk for other SexuallyTransmitted Diseases (STD's) including herpes and gonorrhea. In your specific instance, sex workers (prostitutes) are high riskindividuals. However, if you were only exposed to saliva, your risk... Read more »

sex tour

Dr. Rick, My friend is going on a sex tour to SE Asia, I told him he is fool and that AIDS and VD is worse there than here, especially among prostitutes and sex workers. Can you provide any statistics to enlighten him of the risks. Thanks for your...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. It is well known that prostitutes are athigh risk for HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's). InSoutheast Asia, the rate of AIDS is very high. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Risk Behaviors in Unregistered Sex Workers in Dakar, Senegal

...population), but the government has long been concerned with the control of sexually transmitted infections (STI) among female sex workers. Since 1969, the government has officially tolerated prostitution among women over 21 who register and... Read more »
The Body

Does Pregnancy Pose an HIV Infection Risk for Men?

... Previous studies have demonstrated that pregnant women are at greater risk of HIV infection. However, a new study, presented at the International Microbicides Conference in Pittsburgh in May seems to demonstrate that Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Reduces Men's HIV Infection Risk by 65%, Data Re-Evaluation Says

... Routine male circumcision could reduce a man's risk of HIV infection through heterosexual sex by 65%, according to final data from two NIH -funded studies conducted in Kenya and Uganda published Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Daily Oral Antiretroviral Reduces HIV Infection Risk in MSM by 44%, Study Finds

...Truvada or a placebo pill, according to a NIAID-NIH press release . Over an average of 14 months, participants received monthly HIV infection evaluations. "In addition, all participants were routinely counseled about safe sex practices and... Read more »
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