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Chances Of Catching HIV From Sex With Sex Worker

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15 seconds unprotected sex, possible sex worker. What are my chances??!?!

Posted by treeoflife1, 2 Replies
Had a 15 to 10 second exposure of unprotected vaginal sex with a women before coming to my senses and stopping.
Got my 7 week negative Oraquick. Is testing at 12 weeks even worth it? Read more »

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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Oral On Sex worker

Posted by Anonymous

I had protected sex with a sex worker, but I was dumb enough to give the girl oral for a couple minutes. I am freaking out big time. I have read that the chances of catching HIV via oral on a female is low, but I did have a couple oral cuts at the... Read more »

Sex worker

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had unprotected vaginal with a sex worker, I know i am stupiud. Tested negative at 4 and a half months. Is this conclusive? What are the chances of false negative and of the clinic messing up my test. Just concened cuz I keep getting these... Read more »

Sex with Professional sex worker

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a 1 time insertive vaginal exposure with a female (professional escort in Latin America) of unknown status. I wore a condom and tested negative at 5 months via Elisa (sent to a quest labs by my pcp). I've had 1000's of symptoms and was... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Chances of catching another HIV strain?

Hello from Toronto,I went to NYC for Thanskgiving last week and had sex again with the same guy who infected me.. He has been having lot of unsafe sex lately.. I was Top and while having sex, I sensed something wrong and later I saw a LOT of Blood...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
We don't really have a handle on rates of being infected with an additional strain. We know that it can happen and drug resistant virus can be transmitted this way as well. Part of the difference of the infection is manifesting itself... 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 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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You first washed your Mr. Happy with beer and then when you got home you washed him again, this time with methylated spirits? One wonders what's next, a champagne cocktail spritz of the nether regions perhaps?Responding to your specific... Read more »

Chances of catching HIV?

This past weekend in Washington DC I came home with two african american women who i now 100% believe to be prostitutes (the next day i woke up and my wallet was gone). The past 4 days have been extremely stressful as I regret this drunken decision...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Yep, chances are the two gal-pals you shagged and who then stole your wallet are not nuns in training.The good news is that "a condom was used in all instances." The not-such-good news is that you "don't remember much,... Read more »

What is my risk of catching HIV/AIDS if I Had unprotected sex with a transsexual for a brief period?

I went to a transsexual bar earlier today. I am a straight male who was "curious" and wanted to experiment. The bartender who is also an escort started to flirt with me and then we started drinking. The transsexual brought to a back area...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiAny time you have unprotected sex you put yourself at risk. Anal sex carries the highest risk of HIV transmission, more so for the receptive partner. You should be tested, the standards for testing are to be tested initially at 3 weeks then again... Read more »
Articles
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

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

A recent study 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... Read more »
Housing Works

Cuomo Ups Punishment for Sex Workers; Signs Law to Prevent Overdose Death

Outlaw poverty, not prostitution. Despite an outcry from civil rights advocates, Gov. Cuomo signed a bill yesterday that will enhance penalties for sex workers and those who promote sex work in school zones. The bill does not, however,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use, Unprotected Sex, and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Female Sex Workers in China

"Alcohol use has been suggested to interfere with condom use and to increase sexual risk behaviors," explained the study authors, noting limited data on the prevalence of this practice among female sex workers and its association with condom use and... Read more »