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Sex With A Prostitute And Possible HIV Exposure

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Please help Dr Bob! Possible transmission from prostitute with blood in her mouth!

Please help me out here Dr Bob as I'am Freaking out! Here goes my story. Everybody has always told me that if a male recieves oral sex from a female (or male, for that matter), the threat for HIV is non existant. So me being me, I pick up a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Actually, the risk of HIV acquisition from unprotected insertive oral sex is extremely low, but not "nonexistent." You can read more about this in the chapter in the archives dedicated to oral sex. Regarding your 15-second blow job (15... Read more »

sex with a prostitute; could my armpit swelling be HIV?

I know how many questions you must get each week but would be eternally grateful if you could find... Read more »

possible exposure to hiv

Dear Dr. Bob,4 months ago I had unsafe vaginal intercourse with a prostitute in Singapore. How... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenyan Prostitutes Offer Hope for AIDS Vaccine

A group of prostitutes in Nairobi's Majengo red-light district have remained HIV-negative despite long exposure to HIV-positive men. Scientists studying the group of women hope to discover what has kept the women HIV-negative and use their findings... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Lowering the Risk of HIV After Sex or Other Exposure

Post-exposure prophylaxis -- or PEP for short -- has long been used to minimize the chance of HIV infection among healthcare workers exposed to the virus (primarily through accidental needlestick injuries). 1-3 It is also generally available in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indian Sex Workers Say Anti-Prostitution Law Will Hurt Efforts to Combat HIV Spread

On Tuesday, Indian sex workers criticized a proposed law that would crack down on brothel owners and clients and would give police more latitude in raiding the establishments. While prostitution is illegal in India, the ban is rarely enforced. At a... Read more »
Housing Works

Congress is Wrong: Opposing Prostitution & Sex Trafficking Won't Stop Spread of HIV/AIDS

Image from www.breitbart.com. Last Friday, the US Supreme Court announced that they will take on a case to determine the "free speech" rights of HIV/AIDS groups. The case, U.S. Agency for International Development et al v. Alliance for Open... Read more »
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Possible exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had vaginal sex with 3 seperate prostitutes, but all 3 encounters were with a condom. Everything ive read says it is impossible to get HIV if the condom was used properly and did not break. Am I ok or is there a chance i could have been infected?

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Exposure possible?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Gave and received unprotected oral with a woman. After the fact, I discovered she was a sex worker. Was in south east asia. Upon my return back to the USA, I've had really bad flu like sytomptoms (diarea and fever). Could I be infected? Read more »

possible exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
One possible protected exposure with sex worker, she was on top. condom slips off after i came. had no symtoms at all but did a test on 22nd day after exposure tested negative. 4months from exposure later got sick with sore throat, muscle aches and... Read more »

Possible Exposure

Posted by scott556, 1 Reply
Hi everyone,

In June of this year I recieved unprotected oral and vaginal sex from a girl while in the Phillipines. The vaginal sex lasted less than thirty seconds before I realized what I was doing and stopped. The girl later told me she was a... Read more »