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HIV and Safer Sex

Table of Contents What Safer Sex Is What Safer Sex Is Not Practicing Safer Sex No-Risk Safer Sex Activities Other Safer Sex Tips Thinking it Through What Safer Sex Is Serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV,syphilis, and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person toanother through sex. Safer sex is sex that reduces the chances of spreading orgetting STDs. It involves certain actions...
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Sex worker - mistake, very worried

Hello,I recently made a big mistake, one that I am hoping will not punish me for life.I paid for unprotected sex with a {hilappino sex worker in Hong Kong. We used a condom but I am certain that for a few minutes we were have vaginal sex without...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
My view is that you had unprotected sex and that this carries a risk of sexually transmitted infections such as HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and herpes, among others. The risk of HIV transmission from a woman to a man is lower than the other... Read more »

Protected sex with sex worker, now worried. Please help

Hi,I had protected sex with sex worker on 01/24/2014, I don't know what went wrong with me and I did this. During sex she didn't allow to kiss, there was condom throughout the intercourse and after ejaculation I took out and saw condom was...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou did the right thing by wearing a condom. Condoms are effective in the prevention of HIV transmission, as long as they are used correctly and do not break or slip off. Also if lubricant is used it must be water based.The testing guidelines for... Read more »

Worried about protected sex with sex worker

Dr Bob,Ive recently been travelling in Central & Southern Africa. I currently live in the UK and about 2 weeks ago on a slightly drunken night I had protected sex with a sex worker. I used a latex condom, I didnt finger or kiss her and she never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi UK Guy,You want me to tell you that you are just tripping and worrying for absolutely nothing? OK, here ya go: "You are just tripping and worrying for absolutely nothing." There, feel better?I'll also add that HIV cannot permeate... 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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PLEASE HELP EX BF Had sex with a SEX WORKER

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Someone please answer my questions- my EX bf had sex with a sex worker in Spain when he was on a cruise to Bahrain he's in the navy... this was back in Nov - we got together around May and had sex several times - mostly protected but with 2-4 times... 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. There was now oral sex or... Read more »

Need help, condom broke with sex worker.

Posted by Nos, 2 Replies
I'm really worrying about a choice I made yesterday. I was about to have sex with a sex worker. As I was going in the condom broke. I immediately pull out. Now I'm worrying if she was HIV positive that I might of caught it. Is being about to 24 hrs.... Read more »

sex with massage worker

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am worried sick. About 1 month ago,I had protected sex with an Asian massage worker here in the US. She used baby oil on the condom. This is so stupid. I feel like crying every day.I was unfaithful to my wife. I am so upset.I know I will have hiv... Read more »