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Do People Get HIV From Sex With Sex Worker

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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 recommended Read more »

RIsk of HIV transmision amsterdam sex worker

hi,I would be really appreciate an answer to this question regarding sex with an Amsterdam sex... Read more »

Should I date a sex worker?

A month ago I had sex with a woman who is now considering becoming a sex worker to earn some extra... 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 of Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

S. Africa: Fears That World Cup Could Increase Spread of HIV

...million residents are HIV-positive. One of the measures being considered to encourage safer-sex practices among the country's sex workers is decriminalization of prostitution, either permanently or during the games. Decriminalization is endorsed... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South China Morning Post Examines Efforts to Raise Awareness About HIV/AIDS Among Sex Workers in Bali, Indonesia

... The South China Morning Post on Tuesday examined efforts to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS among commercial sex workers in Bali, Indonesia. Official figures show that about 4,000 people were living with HIV/AIDS in Bali as of August 2007 and... Read more »
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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 »

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. 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 »

Protected Sex with an Escort

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and some minor post nasal with a bit of a raspy throat. Total of about 3 1/2 days. I contacted her and asked her about her HIV status. She stated that she always practiced safe sex and that she got regularly tested. She stated that she was... Read more »