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Can You Get HIV From Oral Sex Form 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 »

Negligible risks & extenuating circumstances for oral

Thanks for the tremendous comfort you bring to so many of us. This "frequent" question is more... Read more »

Plan Of Action After Encounter With Sex Worker?

Dear Dr Bob,I thank you for continuously putting things in perspective for all of us worried minds.... Read more »
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The Body

Risk Reduction in Action: A Man's Story of Sex Work (as Told to His Counselor)

...not have caught anything. Today I can say that Hunk is a master in the use of condoms, dental dams and flavored condoms for oral sex with clients. Over the next year, in addition to achieving his goals, Hunk continued sharing his own experiences... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Senegal: Clandestine Sex Workers Linked to Rising HIV/AIDS Rates

... Senegal has one of Africa's lowest HIV/AIDS infection rates -- less than 1 percent -- but vulnerable groups such as sex workers and gay men have higher HIV prevalence. Currently, HIV infection among legal sex workers in Dakar has risen to 21... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines How Population's Percentage of Female Commercial Sex Workers Affects HIV/AIDS Prevalence

...used cross-country linear and multiple regressions based on new UNAIDS data to determine that the number of female commercial sex workers as a percentage of the adult female population is positively correlated with HIV/AIDS prevalence... Read more »
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Those who receive oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...It's virtually impossible to get HIV from someone giving you head. Have never heard of a case of someone getting HIV through saliva, even through a bite. Please Read more »

ORAL SEX FROM A PROSTITUTE

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...THEY STILL KINDA HURT AND ITS ITS KINDA ITCHY DOWN THERE. ARE THESE THE SYMPTOMS OR WHAT? AND WHAT ARE THE CHANCES OF GETTING HIV? PLEASE HELP ME OUT. THANKS Read more »

Oral On Sex worker

Posted by Anonymous
...at the time I did this. Does that turn my situation to high risk? Anybody know anything about the odds of being infected by oral sex? Thanks a million for any thoughts you may have. Read more »

Am I infected or am I crazy

Posted by BritRoger, 1 Reply
...12 weeks ago I had protected vaginal sex and unprotected oral sex (fellatio & cunnilingus) with a female sex worker of un-known hiv status while on holiday in a third world country. I have Read more »