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Odds Of Getting AIDS Blowjob From A Prostitute

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blowjob from a prostitute

Hi doc, here's the situation.last week i got a blowjob from a prostitute for about five minutes or so and I forgot tu put Mr. Happy's hat on (too much booze i guess, so it's my stupidity). Anyway, there was no blood, Mr. Happy is as...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Blowjobs carry only a very minimal risk for HIV acquisition, particularly for the insertive partner. This holds true whether the sucking partner is a closeted GOP congressman surreptitiously giving blowjobs in public restrooms or a high-priced... Read more »

HIV and BlowJobs

Hi Mr. Silly here,I have a question about HIV and Blow Jobs. A couple of days ago I had an... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Saving 'Face' and 'Othering': Getting to the Root of Barriers to Condom Use Among Chinese Female Sex Workers

Sexual transmission of HIV between female sex workers (FSW) and clients accounts for a growing proportion of new infections in China, whose HIV epidemic is among the world's most rapidly expanding. "Successful HIV prevention relies on the delivery... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Two- to Sixfold Decreased Odds of HIV Risk Behavior Associated With Use of Syringe Exchange

This community study of the San Jose, Calif. syringe exchange program (SEP) compared the HIV risk behavior of exchange clients with that of nonclients. The researchers followed a prospective cohort of 259 untreated injection drug users a mean of... Read more »
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Odds and Ends

Benefits of Resistance Testing During Pregnancy The usefulness of resistance tests for HIV-positive pregnant women may outweigh their drawbacks. Resistance testing -- a way of measuring to which drugs a person's HIV is likely to be resistant -- is... Read more »
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Blowjobs!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey Everybody?

Can you get hiv from getting a blowjob? It seems like you never hear of or see people who are getting blowjobs wear condoms. Some people say NO RISK and then there are others who say LOW RISK. The explanation is that if there is... 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 »

hand job by prostitute

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I received a hand job from a prostitute. Can I get HIV/STD's from this. I am in an exclusive relationship, we don't wear condoms, do I need to be tested before my girlfriend and I have sex. I am really worried...

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Odds of Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
What are the odds/chances of being infected with HIV from a one-time oral sex encounter? I am a male who received oral sex from another male whose status I did not know. That is my ONLY risk. It was something that I was curious about, but after... Read more »