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Is It Possible To Get AIDS From Sex With A Prostitute

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sex with a prostitute; could my armpit swelling be HIV?

I know how many questions you must get each week but would be eternally grateful if you could find a moment to answer mine. I am concerned that I may have contracted HIV through protected vaginal sex with a prostitute. Is this possible, even if the...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Based on the information you have given me, it would be unlikely, but not impossible, for you to have contracted HIV infection. Condoms do not eliminate the risk of HIV infection, they just diminish the risk. We call this "safer" sex,... Read more »

oral sex with a chinese prostitute

Dear Doctor,Two weeks back one chinese prostitute performed oral sex on me. I have used condem.... Read more »

Unprotected sex with an Ethiopian prostitute

I bet a lot of questions here start with the same statement" I am so F***ing stupid" well... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenyan Prostitutes Offer Hope for AIDS Vaccine

A group of prostitutes in Nairobi's Majengo red-light district have remained HIV-negative despite long exposure to HIV-positive men. Scientists studying the group of women hope to discover what has kept the women HIV-negative and use their findings... Read more »
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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

Indian, Pakistani Prostitutes Discuss AIDS Lessons

In the Sonagachi district of Calcutta, where about 6,000 sex workers are active, Indian prostitutes have been giving Pakistani prostitutes tips on safe sex and brothel management, health workers said. The peer educators are part of Durbar Mahila... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prostitution Rife in Nigerian Capital as AIDS Rates Soar

Nigeria has more than 1 million female sex workers and as many as 7 million people with HIV/AIDS, according to nongovernmental organizations. The fight against HIV/AIDS was a key topic at a four-day Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Abuja... Read more »
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i am a prostitute.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies

I am a prostitute and don't know my status.
In this country where i work, nobody has to check and us professionals are left alone if we mind our business. But reading so much about aids and stuff, i feel i should get tested.But then if i come out... Read more »

I had Oral Sex with a prostitute

Posted by xlydven, 2 Replies
Ever since i had oral sex with a prostitute yesterday morning im scared and really concerned about getting STD's. I asked her if she has any disease or not before we began and she told me no. We opened kissed for like 2 or 3mins then she gave me two... Read more »

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 »

Encounter with prostitute, is it safe to date?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Good evening, this is a tough post for me. I hope this question isn't too controversial, but I think its something a lot of us deal with. I am looking for honest and open repsonses. Please respond.

Last week I had an encounter with a prostitute.... Read more »