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How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Sex With Sex Worker

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Oral Sex and Sex Worker

I recetnly had a HIV test, which was negative...however, about a month and a half earlier I performed oral sex on a call girl. I did have the very beginning stages of gum disease at the time...no real bleeding (but dentist has since treated it). I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is generally recommended that one waits a minimum of three months following a potential exposure to have an HIV antibody test. See my response to "Definite Exposure" for more information on the window period.You are at low-risk for... Read more »

Oral sex with sex worker and a cut lip

Dear Dr. Frascino,I am going nutz thinking about whether I have contracted hiv. To be brief, here... Read more »

Encounter with sex worker who didn't know how to use a condom

Today I met with a sex worker (I'm male, the sex worker was female). She gave me unprotected... Read more »
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ACRIA and GMHC

Turning the Tide: Sex Workers in the U.S.

Globally, sex workers (those who trade sexual services for money, goods, food, shelter, housing, or other resources) have been identified as a key group in the fight against HIV. But they face many obstacles when gaining access to health and social... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Commercial Sex Workers in Dominican Republic Participate in HIV Vaccine Trials

The pharmaceutical company Merck is conducting Phase II clinical trials of its experimental HIV vaccine among 175 commercial sex workers in the Dominican Republic, the AP/Long Island Newsday reports. According to the AP/ Newsday , the sex... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sex Workers in Pakistan Give Recommendations on HIV Prevention to Health Officials

Although the recorded HIV prevalence in Pakistan is relatively low, health officials are concerned that a concentrated epidemic of the virus among injection drug users could carry over to commercial sex workers and other high risk groups in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Risk Behaviors in Unregistered Sex Workers in Dakar, Senegal

HIV prevalence in Senegal remains low (about 1.8 percent in the general adult population), but the government has long been concerned with the control of sexually transmitted infections (STI) among female sex workers. Since 1969, the government has... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 unable to get it out of my mind that I could have contracted HIV.... 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 »