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Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Sex With Sex Worker

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Hiv risk from unprotected oral sex with an African Female Sex Worker

Hi all, I'm 20 year Old Male from Kenya,Africa. My story is last week I had unprotected oral sex with a prostitute I also inserted my finger (which had an Hangnail) in her Vagina and I sucked it (nasty I know) and the following morning I noticed I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...quite irritating to delicate mucous membranes in the urethra (pee hole) as you found out! If you remain worried, get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. The odds are all in your favor that you did not contract HIV from this walk... Read more »

Sex with HIV+ sex worker

Dr. Bob,I'm a 32 yr old married man and father of a beautiful 2 yr old little angel. Recently, I... Read more »

RIsk of HIV transmision amsterdam sex worker

hi,I would be really appreciate an answer to this question regarding sex with an Amsterdam sex... 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

India: A Study Comparing Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV Among Ex-Red-Light District and Non-Red-Light District Sex Workers After the Demolition of Baina Red-Light District

...was demolished in 2004. In the current study, the researchers compared HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) between sex workers who had been based in the Baina red-light district (ex-RLD-SWs) with those who had never worked in Baina... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indian Sex Workers Say Anti-Prostitution Law Will Hurt Efforts to Combat HIV Spread

... On Tuesday, Indian sex workers criticized a proposed law that would crack down on brothel owners and clients and would give police more latitude in raiding Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Cases Increasing Among Commercial Sex Workers in Uganda

...being implemented by the group Reproductive Health Uganda in Kampala -- said a recent survey found that HIV prevalence among the sex workers in the city was as high as 47.2%, compared with the national prevalence of 6.7%. The survey also found... Read more »
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Sex with Professional sex worker

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...negative at 5 months via Elisa (sent to a quest labs by my pcp). I've had 1000's of symptoms and was wondering if this could be hiv??? any thoughts? Read more »

risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I just had unprotected oral sex performed by a sex worker who turned out to be a man...a transexual..from Thailand. I need you guys opinions about the risk I have..I am worried sick. Read more »

PLEASE HELP EX BF Had sex with a SEX WORKER

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Someone please answer my questions- my EX bf had sex with a sex worker in Spain when he was on a cruise to Bahrain he's in the navy... this was back in Nov - we got together around May and had sex 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 »