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Can You Contract AIDS From Sex With Sex Worker

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Oral sex with sex worker and a cut lip

Dear Dr. Frascino,I am going nutz thinking about whether I have contracted hiv. To be brief, here is my situation. That night I had a very chapped lips which I pealed this one little area that was most irritating and it bled for a bit until it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll be brief, because I'm in complete agreement with the assessment of your physician.First the facts:1.Oral sex (cunnilingus) carries an extremely small risk for HIV transmission, even with the "pealed one little area" on... Read more »

UNPROTECTED SEX WITH SEX WORKER

I had unprotected sex with a sex worker whom i dont know hiv status. the sex lasted 1-2 minutes. I... Read more »

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... Read more »
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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South China Morning Post Examines Efforts to Raise Awareness About HIV/AIDS Among Sex Workers in Bali, Indonesia

The South China Morning Post on Tuesday examined efforts to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS among commercial sex workers in Bali, Indonesia. Official figures show that about 4,000 people were living with HIV/AIDS in Bali as of August 2007 and that... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS in Indonesia "Not Under Control," Virus Spreading Among Injection Drug Users, Commercial Sex Workers, WHO Says

HIV/AIDS in Indonesia is "not under control," and HIV transmission among injection drug users, commercial sex workers and heterosexuals in the eastern province of Papua is increasing, the World Health Organization said Tuesday, the AP/... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nigeria: Sex Workers Believe in God, Not Condoms

Deeply religious brothel workers in Nigeria believe their faith in God will protect them from contracting HIV, researchers said Tuesday at the 14th International AIDS Conference. Researchers from the Society for Family Health in Abuja, Nigeria,... Read more »
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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 several times - mostly protected but with 2-4 times... Read more »

Protected Sex w/Sex Worker

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I made a huge mistake over a week ago by having protected vaginal intercourse with a sex worker at an Asian massage parlor. The woman was very conscience of using a condom and checked it for breakage after I ejaculated. There was now oral sex or... Read more »

HIV Indeterminate Story from a Former Sex Worker

Posted by formerroxanne, 1 Reply
I worked as Sex Worker on a casual basis from 2007 to early 2012 and have vowed to discontinue all sex work. (Yes, this is a I have left prostitution as well as a I was HIV Indeterminate piece.)

This piece, as well as touching on the waiting time... Read more »

Exposure with a sex worker

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
A little over two months ago I had sex with a sex worker at a massage parlor and the condom broke. I have had no other potential exposures before or since. Ever since then I have been unable to get it out of my mind that I could have contracted HIV.... Read more »