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Are Condoms Provided By Sex Workers Are Safe

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Safe Sex and HIV (CONDOMS) (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hello Dr. Bob. How are you doing? I was just wondering about something. Has there ever been a CONFIRMED case of someone using proper protection and still contracting HIV? I know you say that if a condom doesn't break and is used properly then...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Joe,Unfortunately I cannot explain what other people might be thinking or how they might be interpreting (or misinterpreting) scientific data. What I can do is try to explain the scientific facts and let you draw your own conclusions, OK? You ask... Read more »

condoms aren't totally safe (CONDOMS) (CONDOM EFFICACY)

I don't really have a queston but rather a statement. i'm a 17 senoir in hight school and... Read more »

Sex with sex worker possibly condom failure

Hi, at first i want to thank you all for your attention .I had sex with a sex worker on 05/03 , i... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Group That Provides HIV Prevention Services to Commercial Sex Workers Abroad Sues USAID Over Loss of Grant

Washington, D.C.-based DKT International , a not-for-profit organization that provides HIV/AIDS prevention services to commercial sex workers worldwide, has filed a federal lawsuit against USAID , arguing that the U.S. policy requiring HIV/AIDS... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bangkok Post Profiles Group Providing Services for Male Commercial Sex Workers

The Bangkok Post on Tuesday profiled Swing, a not-for-profit group that provides services -- including education about condom use -- to male commercial sex workers in Bangkok, Thailand. Swing, which receives most of its funding from Family Health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: Sex Workers to Promote Condom Use, HIV Test

The twin cities of Hubli and Dharwad have among the highest incidence of HIV/AIDS in the state of Karnataka in India. Sex workers in these two cities have formed a peer group to educate fellow workers to take precautions while having sex to avoid... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India's NACO to Distribute 1.5 Million Female Condoms to Sex Workers in Four States

Approximately 1.5 million female condoms will be distributed and marketed to commercial sex workers in four Indian states this year in an attempt to provide women with a method of HIV prevention, IANS/ Hindustan Times reports. Sujatha Rao,... Read more »
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Protects sex with no Condom tear 100 % safe??

Posted by nikhil
I read that condom provided 100% protection if it was used correctly and there was no slippage and breakage. I had a huge relief as I had protected sex with a possibly infected csw.

But trying to understand more about HIV, I went into a lot of... Read more »

Prostitutes vs.safe sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there such a thing as safe sex with a prostitute?
Barring condom failure, should there really be a concern?

This is not a moral issue for me, it is a serious inquiry.
Background is I am a single father raising 2 children devoting my time to my... Read more »

Need help, condom broke with sex worker.

Posted by Nos, 2 Replies
I'm really worrying about a choice I made yesterday. I was about to have sex with a sex worker. As I was going in the condom broke. I immediately pull out. Now I'm worrying if she was HIV positive that I might of caught it. Is being about to 24 hrs.... Read more »

sex with massage worker

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am worried sick. About 1 month ago,I had protected sex with an Asian massage worker here in the US. She used baby oil on the condom. This is so stupid. I feel like crying every day.I was unfaithful to my wife. I am so upset.I know I will have hiv... Read more »