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Do People Catch HIV From Blowjob From A Prostitute

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blowjob from a prostitute

Hi doc, here's the situation.last week i got a blowjob from a prostitute for about five minutes or so and I forgot tu put Mr. Happy's hat on (too much booze i guess, so it's my stupidity). Anyway, there was no blood, Mr. Happy is as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Blowjobs carry only a very minimal risk for HIV acquisition, particularly for the insertive partner. This holds true whether the sucking partner is a closeted GOP congressman surreptitiously giving blowjobs in public restrooms or a high-priced... Read more »

Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

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kissing and blowjob

Hi. recently i had a sex with a 40 year old prostitute. i use the condom during the sex but she... Read more »
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NPR Profiles Health Clinic in South Africa Working to Combat HIV Among Prostitutes

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Blowjobs!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey Everybody?

Can you get hiv from getting a blowjob? It seems like you never hear of or see people who are getting blowjobs wear condoms. Some people say NO RISK and then there are others who say LOW RISK. The explanation is that if there is... Read more »

Protected Blowjob+Handjob

Posted by indian_guy, 1 Reply
I am a male who engaged in following sexual activities with a female prostitute in notorious red light area (serving lot of customers one after the other) - bed seemed untidy - is that a worry?:
(i) Handjob without protection.
(ii) Protected blow job... Read more »

Encounter with prostitute, is it safe to date?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Good evening, this is a tough post for me. I hope this question isn't too controversial, but I think its something a lot of us deal with. I am looking for honest and open repsonses. Please respond.

Last week I had an encounter with a prostitute.... Read more »

Can I catch HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection.

I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think... Read more »