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Odds Of Contracting HIV Sex With A Prostitute

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My odds of contracting HIV?

Heya Dr Bob,I've been reading the body for a while now and really do appreciate the constant replying you do (dont you ever get a little tired of it all?) =)I'm a 22 year old heterosexual male from Sydney (but a really horny one). I had a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

Risk of HIV contraction after protected sex with prostitute

Hi,I recently went to a massage parlour in macau and one thing led to another and had protected sex... Read more »

Odds of contracting HIV through protected sex

What are the odds of contracting HIV through protected vaginal sex with a person known to have the... Read more »
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In Conservative Botswana, a Push to Legalize Prostitution

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United Kingdom: Cuts Raise Fears for Prostitutes' Health: Edinburgh Support Group Loses Vital Funding

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Boston: Especially Shunned, Especially Vulnerable -- Fighting HIV by Reaching Out to Transgender Prostitutes

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

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What are the odds that I will contract HIV from skin rashes/irritation?

Posted by Wesher11, 1 Reply
I had red rashes/skin irritation on my inner thighs and scrotum, and I had sex with this woman with condom, but I worried that her vaginal fluids got on my rashes on my inner thighs and scrotum, if she is HIV+ and the fluids get on my rashes, will I... 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 »

Prostitution Risk? What is it?

Posted by SassySteven, 2 Replies
Over the past few years, I have occasionally seen prostitutes. A dumb thing, I know, but as an obsessive compulsive person, sometimes I can't help myself with what is a slightly addictive behavior. I have gone to therapy to try and help with my... Read more »

Very worried about possible HIV contraction

Posted by dworried87, 1 Reply
I did something very stupid. I got heavily drunk and I ended up visiting a sex worker at a massage parlor. The parlor wasn't cheap, around 300 dollars total (not sure if this make any difference though).



The actual sex act lasted around 10 minutes.... Read more »