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a high risk experience in a high risk part of the world

I recently had unprotected sex with a sex worker in Bangkok(a fairly well-known hotbed for HIV/AIDS). About 11 days after my encounter, i began experiencing a very mild sore throat which seemed to only bother me when i woke up first thing in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."Symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is or is not HIV infected. The bottom line is that you put yourself at risk for STDs, including HIV, by having unprotected sex and consequently you need an HIV-antibody test at the... Read more »

Alex, your mexican friend...low risk..many times = high risk???

Hello Dr. Bob, i hope that you still remember me, i wrotte a couple of times before.It's nice to... Read more »

confused about cdc definition of high risk heterosexual contact

Hi Dr Bob,The CDC website is not clear to me. If I use a condom that doesn't break with someone who... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use Before Sex and HIV Risk: Situational Characteristics of Protected and Unprotected Encounters Among High-Risk African Women

...from December 2002 to December 2005 as part of enrollment in a prospective cohort study aimed at identifying HIV seroconversion risk factors among female bar and hotel workers in Northern Tanzania. In all, 608 (37.3 percent) of the women who... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High-Risk Sex Partner Increases STD Risk

... A partner's sexual risk behaviors were more predictive of STDs than an individual's own sexual activities, a recent study found. The researchers, from Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Male Clients of Brothel Prostitutes as a Bridge for HIV Infection Between High-Risk and Low-Risk Groups of Women in Senegal

...in the population. "Clients of brothels' prostitutes have a significant potential for spreading HIV beyond the initial high-risk behavior groups in Senegal," the authors concluded. "Efforts should be provided to target specific groups at higher... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Prevalence, Risk Behaviors, and High-Risk Sexual and Injection Networks Among Young Women Injectors Who Have Sex With Women

...Compared to other women IDUs, WSW IDUs have higher HIV prevalence and incidence rates and a greater likelihood of engaging in high-risk injection and sexual practices with men. Previous studies have suggested that WSW IDUs may be especially... Read more »
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Am I at high risk for infection?

Posted by talktal, 2 Replies
...panic, but he said he was tested negative 3 months ago, and did not ejaculate during the intercourse. Am I still at high risk to contratc hiv since it was a transsexual sex worker? Read more »

am i in high risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have deep kissing recently (1 month ago) with a guy (stranger). because my gum and teeth bleed easily. do u think i'm in high risk of getting HIV. 5 days later, i have fever and sore throat but recover within a week. do u think i'm in high risk.... Read more »

Low Risk/High Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...What does Low Risk/High Risk mean? I mean, how many low risk people turn positive? Obviously, high risk people have a better chance of testing Read more »

High risk or low risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...inside of me for about 10 minutes all together. He didn't ejaculate. I am just wondering if this is concidered a high or low risk exposure. Either way I am going to test for HIV and all the Std. Such a stupid mistake. Also, what about oral... Read more »