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Can You Contract HIV From Sex With Sex Worker

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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" Read more »

Sex Workers = Infection??

Dear Dr. Bob,I have 6 years having sexual relations with sex workers (100 in 6 years). Vaginal and... 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 sex... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Reports HIV Prevalence Among Vancouver Sex Workers, IDUs, MSM

...conducted by the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS found that 26% of Vancouver's up to 520 female commercial sex workers and 17% of the city's injection drug users are HIV-positive, the Vancouver Sun reports. The overall... Read more »
The Body PRO

High HIV Prevalence Found Among Male Partners of Thai Sex Workers

...Disease Control in Atlanta, Ga., and with the Global AIDS Program. We did a research project looking at male clients of female sex workers in Thailand. 1 Thailand had done a great job in the past doing condom prevention programs, trying to... Read more »
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Government Officials, UN Staff Meet With Sex Workers in Asia to Examine Access to HIV Services

...In┬áparts of Asia, "policies outlawing sex work are undermining HIV/AIDS prevention efforts by fragmenting and stigmatizing the sex workers and turning condom possession into an act that could lead to jail time, NGO officials say," IRIN reports... Read more »
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what do you think?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...HIV. I, like many people that have posted here, am very worried that i might have contracted HIV. I had protected sex with a sex worker but at the end, when i pulled out, i took it off and i'm worried that i may have had some infectious fluids on... Read more »

Does this Study count if a condom was used (help)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Past history of other STDs clearly correlates with HIV incidence. In a study of men who had other STDs and who used sex workers, every man who seroconverted had a genital ulcer of some kind related to the STD. The authors concluded that men with... 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 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. Read more »