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Sex With Sex Worker And Possible HIV Exposure

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AIDS InfoNet

Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...is still possible for health care workers who take PEP to get HIV infection. Other Exposure In 2005, the Centers for Disease Control reviewed information on PEP. They concluded that it should also be available for use after HIV exposures that are not work-related. People can be exposed to HIV during unsafe sexual activity, when a condom breaks during sex, or if they share needles for injecting drugs. Infants can be exposed if they drink...
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Immediate HIV Exposure Question (LISTERINE, 2010)

I was in a gloryhole situation at an adult bookstore. We exchanged unprotected oral, which I understand to be a low statistical risk albeit inadvisable. Before I knew what was going on he had placed his rear end to the hole, and I took a few...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) or HIV disease.My advice:1.Get an HIV test three months or more after your last potential HIV exposure.2.Use a latex condom and water-based lubricant for all penetrative sex.3.Get counseling for your "sex... Read more »

Worried Sick of a possible HIV exposure

Hi Doctor BobThis is my question... I had vaginal sex with a sex worker a week ago.. I used a latex condom... It was provided by her but I remember seeing the brand name "durex" on the pack. Here's what happened... I was having vaginal intercourse...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The information and reassurance you request is already waiting for you in the archives! Have a look.Briefly:1. When a condom breaks, it's usually not subtle. Remember, latex condoms are really just pieces of very thin plastic stretched over a... Read more »

HIV Exposure, Test at 10 weeks and pregnant wife

Hi,I'm a bi-sex male and at the beginning of Sep 07 I had protected sex with a professional sex worker (male) in Newark. During the exposure I kissed his penis but have not performed oral on him without protection. I then received anal sex from the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...else? yes, it's theoretically possible, because HIV-antibody tests performed prior to three months from the date of potential HIV exposure are not considered to be conclusive. As for your wife's negative HIV test despite your having unprotected... Read more »

Virus affected or not

I participated condom sex with a prostitute. Even I don't know whether she is affected of HIV or not. But I am worry about virus as I fingered, sucked her nipples( I don't know whether fluids came out or not, but I got salivation) and I also had...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...I am glad you used a condom during sex with a commercial sex worker. It is best to assume that the sex worker is likely to be infected with HIV when making decisions about how to reduce the cahnces Read more »
Articles
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

...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 never worked in Baina... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Specific CD8 T-Cell Activity in Uninfected Injection Drug Users Is Associated With Maintenance of Seronegativity

...the exposure to HIV occurs in sexual partners of individuals infected with HIV, in infants born to HIV-infected mothers, in sex workers and in health care workers exposed occupationally to HIV-contaminated body fluids. The preponderance of the... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Riddle Women: Reports of Progress Toward Understanding How Some People Appear to Fight Off HIV

...HIV-specific CTL below detectable levels in the HEPS women, differences between blood and mucosal responses, the precise nature of the HIV exposure after a break and immune responses not analyzed in the initial study, such as HIV-specific... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...engaged in sex work, it also appears that their infection rates are as much as four times higher than those of genetically female sex workers. Sexual Practices and Partnerships HIV risk among MTF is not limited to exposure through sex work,... Read more »
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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 »

Gatritis after 6 days a symptom?

Posted by twit
...Possible exposure to HIV 15 days ago (unprotected sex with a Thai sex worker). Developed bad gastritis (nausea, loss of apetite, etc) 6 days later (after three or four serious nights of drinking and eating 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 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 Read more »