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Oral Sex Form Sex Worker Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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HIV and Safer Sex

Table of Contents What Safer Sex Is What Safer Sex Is Not Practicing Safer Sex No-Risk Safer Sex Activities Other Safer Sex Tips Thinking it Through What Safer Sex Is Serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV,syphilis, and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person toanother through sex. Safer sex is sex that reduces the chances of spreading orgetting STDs. It involves certain actions...
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Oral exposure with sex worker *Karma Needed*

Hello Dr Bob I hope you are okay, UK-Guy here again! you haven't answered questions for anybody for several days so i was just concerned about you!Dr Bob I just want your Best Good Luck Karma Charm before my test which is coming soon. I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I was traveling and lecturing. Due to some of the locations and my commitments, I wound up being more Internet-challenged than I originally anticipated. Consequently I did not post my usual "unavailable" notice.Regarding your request,... 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 is my situation. That night I had a very chapped lips which I pealed this one little area that was most irritating and it bled for a bit until it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll be brief, because I'm in complete agreement with the assessment of your physician.First the facts:1.Oral sex (cunnilingus) carries an extremely small risk for HIV transmission, even with the "pealed one little area" on... Read more »

oral sex with sex worker

Hi-I received unprotected oral sex from a sex worker in asia. Then we had sex (I was wearing a condom)nothing broke etc. I tested hiv- 3 weeks after this incident. Do I need to go back for another test? What is your opinion?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Receiving oral sex poses very little risk for infection. Testing is generally not recommended for individuals whose exposure is limited to receiving oral sex. Having sex with a condom should protect you from infections, as long as the condom was... Read more »

Oral Sex from a sex worker abroad

Hi, Thanks for your great service. I was away in Bangkok for two weeks and after a beer fuelled night I went for a massage. (I'm currently at 17 days post exposure) I didn't realize the place was a sex shop. I went in asked for an oil...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex (that is on whom oral sex is being performed) the risk of acquisition of the virus is practically zero. For the... Read more »
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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 »

testing NOT needed if oral sex is only exposure?

Posted by anonymouslad, 4 Replies
Why do the experts(on this site anyway) suggest that testing for HIV is not even recommended if unprotected oral sex is the person's only possible risk? Yet there IS still a chance that HIV can be contracted this way? Surely it would be (a... Read more »

sex with massage worker

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am worried sick. About 1 month ago,I had protected sex with an Asian massage worker here in the US. She used baby oil on the condom. This is so stupid. I feel like crying every day.I was unfaithful to my wife. I am so upset.I know I will have hiv... Read more »

Need help, condom broke with sex worker.

Posted by Nos, 2 Replies
I'm really worrying about a choice I made yesterday. I was about to have sex with a sex worker. As I was going in the condom broke. I immediately pull out. Now I'm worrying if she was HIV positive that I might of caught it. Is being about to 24 hrs.... Read more »