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Sex With Sex Worker And Possible HIV Exposure

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15 seconds unprotected sex, possible sex worker. What are my chances??!?!

Posted by treeoflife1, 2 Replies
Had a 15 to 10 second exposure of unprotected vaginal sex with a women before coming to my senses and stopping.
Got my 7 week negative Oraquick. Is testing at 12 weeks even worth it? Read more »

Exposure with a sex worker

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
A little over two months ago I had sex with a sex worker at a massage parlor and the condom broke. I have had no other potential exposures before or since. Ever since then I have been unable to get it out of my mind that I could have contracted HIV.... Read more »

HIV Indeterminate Story from a Former Sex Worker

Posted by formerroxanne, 1 Reply
I worked as Sex Worker on a casual basis from 2007 to early 2012 and have vowed to discontinue all sex work. (Yes, this is a I have left prostitution as well as a I was HIV Indeterminate piece.)

This piece, as well as touching on the waiting time... Read more »

Expsosure From Korean Sex Worker

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Well I had a exposure to a Korean Sex worker, I went to an std clinic they tested me for everything. I am still worried about HIV and a possible subtype that is not picked up by standard elisa's. I tested for HIV 1/2 at 3 and 6 months and... Read more »

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 »
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PEP after exposure with sex worker

Dear Doctors:Im taking PEP 64 hours with 3-TC/AZT Lamivudine+Zidovudine 2 times a day and Indinavir 800mg 3 times a day following a risky exposure with a prostitute (condom broke, some blood in what was left of the condom, 8 minutes insertive...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
If the sexual partner is negative then the need for PEP is reduced significantly though there is always the possibility that if the sexual partner was recently infected that their test could be negative--that is why it is tough to stop HIV... Read more »

Oral Exposure with Sex Worker *Follow Up*

Hello Dr Bob, How are you? I do hope your okay.I wrote to your good self twice, and you answered both times. And it gave me so much hope, thinking out of so many Questions; you took the time to answer mine. Well i got tested this Thursday just gone...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello again UK Guy,Dude, do you really think someone else with your same first initial, last name, date of birth, address and patient number would have their blood drawn for the exact same tests you did on the exact same day you did???? What do you... Read more »

Sex with sex worker possibly condom failure

Hi, at first i want to thank you all for your attention .I had sex with a sex worker on 05/03 , i used condom and it did not break. I had two intercourses, the first ocurred during two minutes aprox. and the second 5 minutes aprox. I am concerned...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiIt's good that she washed herself prior to your starting. If she did use an oil based lubricant the concern is that the condom will break as long as it does not break than the risk is decreased.2. You cannot get HIV from casual contact,... 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 »
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 »
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sex Workers in Bali Begin Working in Remote Villages, Increasing Risk of HIV Transmission, Report Says

Commercial sex workers in Bali in response to strict monitoring by city officials have begun working in remote villages, increasing the risk of HIV transmission in the region, according to a report released Friday by the Bali Regional AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: A Study Comparing Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV Among Ex-Red-Light District and Non-Red-Light District Sex Workers After the Demolition of Baina Red-Light District

Goa's red-light district was demolished in 2004. In the current study, the researchers compared HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) between sex workers who had been based in the Baina red-light district (ex-RLD-SWs) with those who had... Read more »