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Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have
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HIV testing and PEP

Hi Doc,I had sex with Russian prostitute twice during the same night in Bangkok. First time, the condom had stayed on till the end and I had taken it out safely myself but during second intercourse her vagina was a bit dry and hence, because of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Doesn't anyone go to Bangkok to see the elephants or enjoy the cuisine anymore?The CDC estimates the per-act risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected (or broken-condom) penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected to be 5 per... Read more »

Sex-Tourism

Hi Dr.BobI've been reading this forum for a while, and it is a great source of realistic information. Thanks for what you do; I notice that you post answers pretty much every day of the week. This deserves acknowledgement and gratitude. Truly,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...been instituted, including mandating the use of safer sex techniques (latex condoms) and frequent STD/HIV screening for all sex workers. An excellent argument can be made that by decriminalizing and regulating "the world's oldest profession," we... Read more »

Not sure what happened doc!

Please, please help me doc. About 7 weeks ago in a very drunken state I took an african prostitute from outside a hooker bar in Dubai while on holidays. We went to her place where she phoned her friend (also a prostitute) who came over with beer. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hookers and a bar in Dubai and you've got plenty of reason to worry. Like you, I cannot vouch for the validity of your hooker's HIV and STD tests.Your symptoms are not worrisome for HIV. However, since you blacked out and I wasn't personally... Read more »

HIV rates in nevada legal sex workers (brothels)

Hi,I heard about that legal sex workers in Nevada haveto undergo periodic medical exams. As one can notdiagnose STD's ahead of time they definitely can'tbe considered HIV free and hence one should alwaysuse condoms when having sex with them. But do...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. To date, none of the women working in Nevada's legal brothels has tested positive for HIV. For further information on HIV and STD screening in Nevada's legal brothels, see the posting Are registered prostitutes... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Appeals Court Hears Arguments in Case Challenging U.S. Policy Requiring Overseas HIV/AIDS Groups to Oppose Commercial Sex Work

...in a lawsuit involving a U.S. policy requiring that recipients of federal HIV/AIDS service grants pledge to oppose commercial sex work, the New York Sun reports (Goldstein, New York Sun , 6/1). The Bush administration in June 2005 notified... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increase in Commercial Sex Work, Sexual Violence in Kenya Following Violence Will Undermine HIV/AIDS Efforts, AP/Google.com Reports

... Both the number of teenage girls participating in commercial sex work and sexual violence have increased in Kenya following the December 2007 presidential election that resulted in political violence Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Young Girls Trafficked From Nepal to India for Commercial Sex Work Emerging as HIV/AIDS Risk Factor, Study Says

... Young women and girls who have been repatriated to Nepal after being trafficked to India for commercial sex work are emerging as an HIV/AIDS risk factor, according to a study published Wednesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Girls, Women Trafficked in Asia for Commercial Sex Work Emerging as HIV/AIDS Risk Factor, Report Says

... Young women and girls in Asia who are trafficked for commercial sex work are emerging as an HIV/AIDS risk factor, according to a report released by the United Nations Wednesday at the 8th International Read more »
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Prostitution Risk? What is it?

Posted by SassySteven, 2 Replies
...Here's my question: I have searched and searched, and although I've seen all the data with regard to the risk of a male getting HIV from a women with unprotected intercourse as the only risk factor (incredibly low) and protected sex (nearly... Read more »

10 months symptoms ... but negative

Posted by David75, 4 Replies
...Hello, Since a suspicious heterosexual contact with a black prostitute in july 2006, I've experienced EVERY symptom on the HIV ARS-list (except fever) ... These include : Urticaria ( after 2 weeks) Memory loss Rashes all over my body,... Read more »

Stupid Thing one night...I know....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Pea, Etc) Well I am a hetero guy who had unprotected receptive oral sex with a prostitute. I know dumb but slight chances of HIV but risks of other STD's also. Well no joke, while I had my eyes closed relaxing, she stopped and hopped on and... Read more »

unprotected vaginal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...with the guilt and stupidity of the lack of protection. i will be taking a test at 3 months but was just wondering about any stats on risk associated with male to female unprotected vaginal sex. thanks to all Read more »