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Sex With A Prostitute And Possible HIV Exposure

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Risk of Exposure Three Weeks from Possible Exposure (Sex with Prostitute)

My experience seems similar to others who have asked questions, but Im sufficiently freaked out enough to ask straight away.Heres what happened: about three weeks ago (5/5/14), I engaged in protected oral and vaginal intercourse with a female...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,You were not at risk in this situation. The soapy water was not a risk. If your symptoms persist, then I would suggest working a doctor to determine what could causing them. It is not HIV.In health,Richard... Read more »

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... 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 »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Sex Workers Using Post-Exposure Prophylaxis to Lower Risk of HIV Infection, BBC Reports

BBC News Magazine reports on how sex workers in Kenya are using post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) antiretroviral therapy to lower their risk of HIV infection, instead of using condoms, which they say are too expensive. "There are no definitive... Read more »
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 »
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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 »