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Can You Contract AIDS From Sex With A Prostitute

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Risk of HIV contraction after protected sex with prostitute

Hi,I recently went to a massage parlour in macau and one thing led to another and had protected sex with the girl giving me the massagee. we used a condom which didnt seem to have any gaping hole or such. However i did lick her clitorial region a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent, assuming you used a latex condom properly and it didn't fail (break)."Symptoms" that occur three days after a potential HIV exposure would not be related to HIV acquisition. The... Read more »

sex with a prostitute; could my armpit swelling be HIV?

I know how many questions you must get each week but would be eternally grateful if you could find... Read more »

My ex had unprotected sex with a prostitute

Hi, I thiught i was in a faithful relationdhip with my bf for six months, i was just HIV tested two... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Unpaid AIDS Workers in Nepal "Turn to Prostitution"

Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) working on HIV/AIDS prevention in Nepal are awaiting $10 million in aid held up by government bureaucratic delays, according to the World Policy Institute (WPI) think-tank, and sources in the country say some... Read more »
Housing Works

Congress is Wrong: Opposing Prostitution & Sex Trafficking Won't Stop Spread of HIV/AIDS

Image from www.breitbart.com. Last Friday, the US Supreme Court announced that they will take on a case to determine the "free speech" rights of HIV/AIDS groups. The case, U.S. Agency for International Development et al v. Alliance for Open... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In Conservative Botswana, a Push to Legalize Prostitution

The former president of Botswana wants the country to decriminalize prostitution in order to facilitate HIV prevention initiatives with sex workers. One in four adults have HIV in Botswana, and that rate has hardly moved during the last decade. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sex Workers Worldwide Should Receive Legal Recognition, Rights to Control Spread of HIV, Researchers at AIDS Conference Say

Countries should legally recognize commercial sex work in criminal and labor laws to effectively control the spread of HIV among sex workers and the general population, researchers said at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto, the ... Read more »
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story about anthony johnson: forced prostitution

Posted by 6arywary, 3 Replies
has anyone heard the story of anthony johnson? he was a boy who was sexually abused, forced into prostitution by his parents, and it eventually led him to contract aids. then he was adopted by his social worker.
i just heard about this story... Read more »

i am a prostitute.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies

I am a prostitute and don't know my status.
In this country where i work, nobody has to check and us professionals are left alone if we mind our business. But reading so much about aids and stuff, i feel i should get tested.But then if i come out... 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 »

Prostitution Risk? What is it?

Posted by SassySteven, 2 Replies
Over the past few years, I have occasionally seen prostitutes. A dumb thing, I know, but as an obsessive compulsive person, sometimes I can't help myself with what is a slightly addictive behavior. I have gone to therapy to try and help with my... Read more »