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Do People Catch AIDS From Sex With Sex Worker

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repeated unprotected vaginal intercourse with sex workers.

i expect myself to test positive. I always been very careful and always used condom in the past when i went with prostitutes until 6 months ago, i come across a study saying that the chance of getting hiv from unprotective vaginal intercourse are 5...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...misinterpreted. These estimated statistical risks are meant primarily to demonstrate relative risk and should not be applied to any one individual situation to assume real risk. There are many variables involved with HIV transmission, including... Read more »

URGENT: sex with a transsexual sex worker

First,I commend you Dr Bob for your tremendous generosity and patience to such a terrified group... 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 »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Van Patrol Helps Vancouver Sex Workers Access Drug Treatment -- Study

... An outreach targeting female sex workers in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside is making inroads, a new study finds. Prostitutes who interact with the mobile van's staff Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indian Sex Workers Meet to Press for Legal Recognition

... In Kolkata Sunday, a six-day conference of sex workers began with a call for labor rights and legal recognition. Legally, sex work in India is ambiguous. While prostitution is not Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utah: Senate Panel Approves HIV Prostitution Bill

...bill that would make it a third-degree felony for persons who know they are HIV-positive to work as prostitutes or to solicit sex workers. Utah already tests arrested sex workers and their customers for HIV and informs them of their results. SB... Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I at high risk for infection?

Posted by talktal, 2 Replies
...months ago, and did not ejaculate during the intercourse. Am I still at high risk to contratc hiv since it was a transsexual sex worker? Read more »

risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I just had unprotected oral sex performed by a sex worker who turned out to be a man...a transexual..from Thailand. I need you guys opinions about the risk I have..I am worried sick. Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...without a condom. Oral and anal sex is on the rise! HIV infection occurs in all of these groups. HIV infections occur through sex workers (prostitution). HIV Infections occur through the sharing of needles (IV drug users). Individuals assume... 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 »