Diarrhea After Sex With Sex Worker Worried I Have HIV

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Very worried! Is this risky?

Dr. Bob, I would appreciate if you respond. I made a donation. I had an encounter with a sex worker in Egypt. I did not penetrate her at all. I kissed her briefly on the lips and I think her tounge touched my lip - my lip had an abrasion. I rubbed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. If my reassurance is not sufficient for you to shake your worries, get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. I'm confident the result will be negative. Your lip... Read more »

Extremely worried, strong promise for donation

Dear Dr. Robert J Franscino, I am extremely worried about an incident in Kual Lumpur in end of... Read more »

Worried about protected sex with sex worker

Dr Bob,Ive recently been travelling in Central & Southern Africa. I currently live in the UK and... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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... On Tuesday, Indian sex workers criticized a proposed law that would crack down on brothel owners and clients and would give police more latitude in raiding 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Cases Increasing Among Commercial Sex Workers in Uganda

...being implemented by the group Reproductive Health Uganda in Kampala -- said a recent survey found that HIV prevalence among the sex workers in the city was as high as 47.2%, compared with the national prevalence of 6.7%. The survey also found... Read more »
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