Is Sex With A Prostitute Safe

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Prostitute Safe Sex

Please help. I recently had protected sex with an amsterdam prostitute. I used a condom, nothing broke or tore. I deeply regret what I did and am worried to death. What are the chances of an STD ?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Latex condoms provide excellent protection against HIV transmission. They also provide protection against many other sexually transmitted infections, but not all. Any sexually transmitted infection that can be transmitted by skin-to-skin contact... Read more »

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In South Africa: 40,000 Sex Workers, 1 Billion Condoms and the World Cup

... When South Africa plays host to the World Cup next month, experts expect some 40,000 sex workers from countries including Russia, Congo, and Nigeria will be on hand to cater to the roughly 400,000, mostly male visitors. 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

Indian Sex Workers Say Anti-Prostitution Law Will Hurt Efforts to Combat HIV Spread

... On Tuesday, Indian sex workers criticized a proposed law that would crack down on brothel owners and clients and would give police more latitude in raiding Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dayton, Ohio, Police Officers Arrest Increasing Number of HIV-Positive Sex Workers

... Police officials in Dayton, Ohio, are hoping to create the city's first rehabilitation center for commercial sex workers, following a reported increase in HIV-positive sex workers arrested in 2008, the Dayton Daily News reports. According to Read more »