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HIV Infection Risk Sex With Sex Worker

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount
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HIV Infection Risks??

Please comment on some issues that I am concerned about. What is the risk ofHIV infection thru getting a hair cut? If it exists, what would be expected level of preventativepractices for hair care workers? What is the risk of infection thru eating...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions.HIV is NOT transmitted through any form of casual contact, including gettinga haircut, working in a kitchen, using bathrooms etc. Let me review with youhow HIV is, and is not, transmitted.Blood, pre-cum, semen,... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Seroprevalence of and Risk Factors for HIV-1 Infection Among Female Commercial Sex Workers in South America

... The authors conducted the current study to assess HIV prevalence and associated risk behaviors among female commercial sex workers (FCSW) across major cities in nine countries in South America from 1999-2002. They performed seroepidemiological,... 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 »
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 »
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Risks of HIV Infection

Posted by chrisenquist, 2 Replies
...into her own hand and touched top of the penis? 3rd: What are the risks of infection if condom breaks during intercouse with sex workers. Any statistics on this? 4th: I'm having severe HIV anxiety. Pls guide me. I made a mistake in ending up... Read more »

Risk of Infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi, I am really worried about stuff. A few months ago I had sex with a prostitute (I used a condom) and about thirty days later I had some symptoms. These were profuse runny nose, sore throat, phlegmy cough Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...without a condom. Oral and anal sex is on the rise! HIV infection occurs in all of these groups. HIV infections occur through sex workers (prostitution). HIV Infections occur through the sharing of needles (IV drug users). Individuals assume... Read more »

Am I at high risk for infection?

Posted by talktal, 2 Replies
...months ago, and did not ejaculate during the intercourse. Am I still at high risk to contratc hiv since it was a transsexual sex worker? Read more »