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From Hong Kong

HI Dr. Bob,I come from hong kong and please forgive my bad english.I performed oral sex on a sex worker without condom and she performed on me also,but we have protected vignal sex.when i performed on her i just lick her clit but there are some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Depressed Hong Kong Guy,1.Your HIV-acquisition risk is very low, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break. Oral sex carries only a very small risk for HIV acquisition.2.Your negative HIV test at day 71 is very encouraging,... Read more »

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Hepatitis B vaginal fluids

Dear Doctor, I had a oral sex with a commercial sex worker. And I made oral sex to her with my... Read more »
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oral sex

Posted by caguy, 1 Reply
...is poz and on meds to supress it. I am so overly freaked out now that I have got it I dont know what to do? Should I go get tested? How much at risk am I at? I am really at a loss now and freaking out about this. Any one have any advice on what I... Read more »

Please Help, Confused and scared...

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
...feel a irratable tingle sensation in my anus. I need help anyone with any feedback is much appreciated. Also I went to get tested after 10 days results were negative, but the nurse told me that its an antibody test and in 10 days there is no... Read more »

Infection vs anxiety and test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...i had a low/medium risk encounter (had proctected sex, but during foreplay my penis touched her pubic hair, and had oral sex unprotected for small time). since then i exprienced tyrhoid inflamattion (difficulty Read more »

In need of a cooler and smarter head

Posted by Anonymous
...A year ago I had contact with a woman, I am male. We had some foreplay more of her giving me a hand job. We then had protective sex and only a brief moment or two of unprotected. It was an odd situation. Read more »