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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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Protected Sex w/Sex Worker

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I made a huge mistake over a week ago by having protected vaginal intercourse with a sex worker at an Asian massage parlor. The woman was very conscience of using a condom and checked it for breakage after I ejaculated. There was now oral sex or... Read more »

HIV Indeterminate Story from a Former Sex Worker

Posted by formerroxanne, 1 Reply
I worked as Sex Worker on a casual basis from 2007 to early 2012 and have vowed to discontinue all sex work. (Yes, this is a I have left prostitution as well as a I was HIV Indeterminate piece.)

This piece, as well as touching on the waiting time... Read more »

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 »
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URGENT: sex with a transsexual sex worker

First,I commend you Dr Bob for your tremendous generosity and patience to such a terrified group of people, your strength and patience is inspiring. I did something very out of the ordinary and had an encounter in Spain with a transexual...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Protected" sex is indeed protected, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break). Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact latex. No way. No how!HIV PCR testing is not... Read more »

Oral sex from sex worker while drunk

Dear Dr BobCongratulations on the forum. The facilitity for people to express their anxieties (and often they are probably just that) to an expert is clearly invaluable. I intend to send a donation.You will no doubt refer me to your archives (and I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Welsh Guy,1. Nope2. ARS symptoms generally occur several weeks after exposure, not several days. Yes, anxiety and guilt can be contributing to your symptoms.Finally, you are correct; I will indeed refer you to the archives. You should find the... Read more »

Had unprotected sex with sex worker.. Suggest me plz

Hi,I am 26 years old male. I have been having sex with a sex worker. I had sex with her almost 8 to 9 times. I used condom always.But while having sex before 8 months before condom got tear and had sex having other condom. later i had sex with the...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs through unprotected vaginal or anal sex and sharing of... Read more »

Oral Sex from a sex worker abroad

Hi, Thanks for your great service. I was away in Bangkok for two weeks and after a beer fuelled night I went for a massage. (I'm currently at 17 days post exposure) I didn't realize the place was a sex shop. I went in asked for an oil...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex (that is on whom oral sex is being performed) the risk of acquisition of the virus is practically zero. For the... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Advocates, Sex Workers in India Call for Passage of Bill Aimed at Reducing HIV/AIDS-Related Stigma, Discrimination

More than 200 HIV advocates, people living with HIV/AIDS and commercial sex workers rallied in the Indian city of Pune on Thursday, calling for the passage of a bill that aims to reduce HIV/AIDS-related stigma and discrimination, India's Daily News... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence and Correlates of Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection Among Female Sex Workers in Tashkent, Uzbekistan

The authors conducted a cross-sectional study to assess the prevalence of and correlates to HIV infection among female sex workers in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Women participants completed a questionnaire and HIV testing between April 2003 and March... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zambian Sex Workers Record Increasing HIV Infection

HIV prevalence among sex workers surveyed in 2003 and 2006 in the Zambian cities of Livingstone, Chirundu, and Kapiri Mposhi ranged from 50 percent to 80 percent, according to a US Agency for International Development representative quoted Thursday... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

High HIV Prevalence Among Commercial Sex Workers, Street Children in Moscow Could Fuel National Epidemic, Study Says

HIV prevalence among commercial sex workers and street children in Moscow is 30 to 120 times the prevalence among the general Russian population, according to a study published in the July 2 issue of the journal Lancet , giving credibility to... Read more »