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Percent Of Prostitutes With Hiv

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...risk of HIV transmission for MTF and their partners. Not only is HIV prevalence high among MTF engaged in sex work, it also appears that their infection rates are as much as four times higher than those of genetically female sex workers. Sexual Practices and Partnerships HIV risk among MTF is not limited to exposure through sex work, however; sexual practices and partnership arrangements also play a role. The desire to affirm a feminine...
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Worried about brief encounter with african prostitute

Hi Dr Frascino, I hope you have enjoyed your vacation, when you read this i will have returned from mine in Majorca, Spain. Unfortunately, in a state of intoxication i've done something regrettable.Returning from a night out, i was approached by a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Worried British Guy,Even in "a worst case scenario" your HIV-acquisition risk from your drunken tryst with the Naughty Lady from Shady Lane is extremely remote at best. The chances of becoming Read more »

Hiv risk from unprotected oral sex with an African Female Sex Worker

Hi all, I'm 20 year Old Male from Kenya,Africa. My story is last week I had unprotected oral sex with a prostitute I also inserted my finger (which had an Hangnail) in her Vagina and I sucked it (nasty I know) and the following morning I noticed I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...quite irritating to delicate mucous membranes in the urethra (pee hole) as you found out! If you remain worried, get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. The odds are all in your favor that you did not contract HIV from this walk... Read more »

My apologies from Argentina

Hi, I am the guy that sent you an email saying I had acquire Hiv through unprotected oral sex, well you were write(you are always write), it was a virus I dont know which one and I dont care.The thing is that after two weeks from an encounter with a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...results! BRAVO!I'll just make a few comments about your "conclisions." 1.Having "every single 'simpton'" does not mean you have HIV! "Syntoms" do not equal HIV disease!2.The "guy up there" may well not be a guy, so I'll just refer to him/her as a... Read more »

RIsk of HIV transmision amsterdam sex worker

hi,I would be really appreciate an answer to this question regarding sex with an Amsterdam sex worker. ok, here is my story. Roughly seven months ago I had received Oral and had vaginal intercourse with a sex worker in the red light...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not allowed. However, for argument's sake, if you did have unprotected insertive vaginal sex and if your red-light lady was HIV positive, the estimated per-act risk of acquiring HIV would be 5 per 10,000 exposures.2.Being intoxicated doesn't... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Senegal: Clandestine Sex Workers Linked to Rising HIV/AIDS Rates

... Senegal has one of Africa's lowest HIV/AIDS infection rates -- less than 1 percent -- but vulnerable groups such as sex workers and gay men have higher HIV prevalence. Currently, HIV infection among legal sex workers in Dakar has risen to 21... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

S. Africa: Fears That World Cup Could Increase Spread of HIV

...million residents are HIV-positive. One of the measures being considered to encourage safer-sex practices among the country's sex workers is decriminalization of prostitution, either permanently or during the games. Decriminalization is endorsed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rates of HIV/AIDS in Bali Prostitutes at Alarming Levels

... HIV/AIDS cases are increasing among sex workers in Bali, Indonesia, and efforts to prevent new infections find little support from community and religious leaders, experts said Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Risk Behaviors in Unregistered Sex Workers in Dakar, Senegal

...population), but the government has long been concerned with the control of sexually transmitted infections (STI) among female sex workers. Since 1969, the government has officially tolerated prostitution among women over 21 who register and... Read more »
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please anwer me, oral sex with HIV+ woman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...circumstance? i am scared until die. I am crying whenever thinking about this. I swear never and never go to massage room or prostitute. every day waiting until the test day, i have about 4 weeks to the first test. 12 weeks to the second test and... Read more »

More Evidence

Posted by Bear60
...who cruise parks and saunas to consider abstaining from sex? Would they put up with conditions that require a group helping sex workers to propose abstinence and fidelity as "choices" for preventing infection? Would they tolerate restraints on... Read more »

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 Read more »

front line

Posted by Anonymous
...complaints that countries have focused on broad-based prevention programs at the expense of specific at-risk populations, including sex workers, injection drug users, and men who have sex with men. Here is a closer look at the leading... Read more »