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Housing Works

Congress is Wrong: Opposing Prostitution & Sex Trafficking Won't Stop Spread of HIV/AIDS

Image from www.breitbart.com. Last Friday, the US Supreme Court announced that they will take on a case to determine the "free speech" rights of HIV/AIDS groups. The case, U.S. Agency for International Development et al v. Alliance for Open... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

More Vietnamese Men Get HIV From Prostitutes

By the end of 2005, an estimated 58,000 Vietnamese will have become infected with HIV after having sex with an HIV-positive prostitute, up from 25,000 in late 2000, Vietnam's Health Ministry said today. The number of infected sex buyers tends to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR Profiles Health Clinic in South Africa Working to Combat HIV Among Prostitutes

NPR's "Shots " blog and "All Things Considered " program profile a "health clinic in the heart of Johannesburg [that] is attempting to break the HIV cycle by focusing on people at extremely high risk for infection -- prostitutes." According to the... Read more »
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Had sex with prostitutes but this time i am very wooried for hiv transmisson

Hi i had protected sex with about 4 prostitutes over 3 years and this time i feel really guilty , i have had given protected vaginal sex and recieved protected oral sex , from what i remember the condoms havent broken, i havent kissed the prostitute...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,I'll be very direct with you. Condoms are great at what they do, so there is no risk of getting HIV if the condom doesn't break (breakage is rare). When it comes to oral sex, the risk is considered very low... Read more »

Fear of HIV risk from multiple sex with prostitutes "please help me. I am asking this second time"

Hello Dr,I am 23yrs old male. I am from Sri lanka. I foolishly had sex 7 times with 6 different prostitutes within 2010 june to 2011 october. (Also I experience with premature ejaculation.) All the time I used condom. I did vaginal intercourse only...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,You would <b>only</b> be at risk for HIV if you were having unprotected sex the prostitutes you're talking about. You mentioned that condoms tend to slip off of your penis and stick in the vagina. This is... Read more »

Oral sex with china prostitute

Hai. Last week I received oral sex (no condom) and vagina sex (condom) with a prostitute from china, she claimed herself to be 19 years old and worked there for less then 20 days. But now I am very worry that I might get infected from HIV. Do you...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I can direct you to information about HIV statistics in China, but those numbers will not be relevant to your situation. Being the insertive partner during oral sex (the person whose penis is being sucked) does not present a real risk for HIV... Read more »

Unprotected sex with a prostitute

I am a 22 year old male, and had unprotected drunk sex, twice with a prostitute who insisted that she was safe so i should not use a condom.But after coming back to my senses i've become really tense. I've had fever one night of about 27.4...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe standard for testing is to have the first at 3 weeks, another at 3 months and the last one at 6 months.1) there is non general statement as to how many lymph nodes are swollen and where the are located to indicate HIV.2) I would get the test... Read more »
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Prostitutes vs.safe sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is there such a thing as safe sex with a prostitute?
Barring condom failure, should there really be a concern?

This is not a moral issue for me, it is a serious inquiry.
Background is I am a single father raising 2 children devoting my time to my... Read more »

story about anthony johnson: forced prostitution

Posted by 6arywary, 3 Replies
has anyone heard the story of anthony johnson? he was a boy who was sexually abused, forced into prostitution by his parents, and it eventually led him to contract aids. then he was adopted by his social worker.
i just heard about this story... Read more »

Prostitution Risk? What is it?

Posted by SassySteven, 2 Replies
Over the past few years, I have occasionally seen prostitutes. A dumb thing, I know, but as an obsessive compulsive person, sometimes I can't help myself with what is a slightly addictive behavior. I have gone to therapy to try and help with my... Read more »

hand job by prostitute

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I received a hand job from a prostitute. Can I get HIV/STD's from this. I am in an exclusive relationship, we don't wear condoms, do I need to be tested before my girlfriend and I have sex. I am really worried...

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