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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Oral Sex Form Sex Worker

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Negligible risks & extenuating circumstances for oral

Thanks for the tremendous comfort you bring to so many of us. This "frequent" question is more then worth my commitment to making a $100 donation. After performing oral on a woman sex worker of unknown HIV status within the past month, I'm assured...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reading in the archives that it is a low risk but for some reason I keep on worrying.Here is what happened. I was with a Romanian sex worker. We had protected intercourse and at the end I performed unprotected oral on her. I didnt notice any open... Read more »

Shaved Skin and Risk

Dear Doctor Bob!I wonted to ask you, if fresh cuts from shaving increase the risk of virus... Read more »

female to female transmission

i am a bi curious married hiv+ woman. I have been married to my wonderful hiv+ husband for 4 yrs... Read more »
Articles
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 »
The Body

Risk Reduction in Action: A Man's Story of Sex Work (as Told to His Counselor)

...From the risks he was engaging in, he said, he could have been exposed to HIV many times. It was then he confessed to being a sex worker. While developing the test and waiting for the results, I talked to Hunk about his experiences, his... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Looks at HIV Risk Among Male Clients of Sex Workers in Tijuana, Mexico

... "A large percentage" of U.S. and Mexican men who regularly engage in sexual activity with sex workers in Tijuana, Mexico, do not use condoms and have a history of substance and alcohol use, according to a study published in Read more »
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scared what if driving me nuts...

Posted by sadman, 3 Replies
...transfered to me via the touching after sex? 2: My gums sometimes bleed and we kissed open month a lot could that have put me at risk? 3. Finally I had a cut on the finger next to one I touched her with It was a fresh cut (happened 4 hours... Read more »

receiving oral sex and risk of Hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Im very worried as I am a hyphochondriac, I am a male and I recently had a female perform unprotected oral sex to completion with ejaculation in her mouth and I was wondering what are the chances of getting Hiv trhis way? I did not notice Read more »

Those who receive oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...It's virtually impossible to get HIV from someone giving you head. Have never heard of a case of someone getting HIV through saliva, even through a bite. Please Read more »

Risk and ELISA in 30 days

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...metal of their belt. She is unaware to all the anguish that I am happening. They will already be 7 weeks of the relationship of risk and I am waiting to the octave to make me a more reliable test. In definitive that am extremely broken-hearted... Read more »