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Prevalence Of Hiv Aids In America Sex Workers

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Seroprevalence of and Risk Factors for HIV-1 Infection Among Female Commercial Sex Workers in South America

The authors conducted the current study to assess HIV prevalence and associated risk behaviors among female commercial sex workers (FCSW) across major cities in nine countries in South America from 1999-2002. They performed seroepidemiological,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines How Population's Percentage of Female Commercial Sex Workers Affects HIV/AIDS Prevalence

"Size Matters: The Number of Prostitutes and the Global HIV/AIDS Pandemic ," PLoS One : John Talbott of Africans Against AIDS used cross-country linear and multiple regressions based on new UNAIDS data to determine that the number of female... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Reports HIV Prevalence Among Vancouver Sex Workers, IDUs, MSM

A recent study conducted by the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS found that 26% of Vancouver's up to 520 female commercial sex workers and 17% of the city's injection drug users are HIV-positive, the Vancouver Sun reports. The... Read more »
Ask the Experts

sucking n having sex with protection can cause hiv to sex worker

can I get hiv by sucking or licking the female on breast and neck of sex worker.i jad sex with sex worker on 7th jan 2014.i have done sex with protection and I lick her n kiss her on neck and I suck her boobs also.pls reply what I have to do I am...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereI would not consider you at risk for HIV from what you describe for the following reasons. While the breast milk from an HIV-positive woman can transmit the virus while breastfeeding infants, there are no recorded cases of HIV... 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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You first washed your Mr. Happy with beer and then when you got home you washed him again, this time with methylated spirits? One wonders what's next, a champagne cocktail spritz of the nether regions perhaps?Responding to your specific... Read more »

Oral Sex and Sex Worker

I recetnly had a HIV test, which was negative...however, about a month and a half earlier I performed oral sex on a call girl. I did have the very beginning stages of gum disease at the time...no real bleeding (but dentist has since treated it). I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is generally recommended that one waits a minimum of three months following a potential exposure to have an HIV antibody test. See my response to "Definite Exposure" for more information on the window period.You are at low-risk for... Read more »

unsafe sex practices of sex workers & legality?

Hi Dr Bob, Well done on all the great work you've done into HIV / AIDS - I am sure you have touched many lives.I live in Australia. I'm a 25 yr old male who has never had penile vaginal sex without a condom. This has been for a number...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Aussie-dude,No worries mate! She'll be apples, as you downunder boys like to say.1.Assuming your latex condom was used properly and did not break, you would be protected. HIV cannot permeate intact latex. Consequently, even if the semen... Read more »
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Sex with Professional sex worker

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a 1 time insertive vaginal exposure with a female (professional escort in Latin America) of unknown status. I wore a condom and tested negative at 5 months via Elisa (sent to a quest labs by my pcp). I've had 1000's of symptoms and was... Read more »

PLEASE HELP EX BF Had sex with a SEX WORKER

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Someone please answer my questions- my EX bf had sex with a sex worker in Spain when he was on a cruise to Bahrain he's in the navy... this was back in Nov - we got together around May and had sex several times - mostly protected but with 2-4 times... Read more »

Doing an Essay on Aids/Hiv in america

Posted by Anonymous
Please if anyone can answer a few questions about living with Hiv/Aids. I attend Bryant and Stratton in Rochester NY and for my end of sememster project i choose to talk about Aids/Hiv in america. Would anyone mind answering just a few basic... Read more »

HIV/AIDS in Black America: The Uphill Battle

Posted by bartleby
"Black Americans account for only 14 percent of the U.S. population, yet they account for 52 percent of all new HIV infections each year. It's official: Regardless of race, we cannot afford to be in denial and believe that HIV is a white, gay... Read more »