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Should I Get Tested After Oral Sex Form Sex Worker

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Negligible risks & extenuating circumstances for oral

Thanks for the tremendous comfort you bring to so many of us. This "frequent" question is more then worth my commitment to making a $100 donation. After performing oral on a woman sex worker of unknown HIV status within the past month, I'm assured...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the helpResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello,The estimated statistical per-episode risk of 0.5 per 10,000 exposures for unprotected oral intercourse refers to fellatio (oral sex performed on a man), not cunnilingus. The cunnilingus figure would be... Read more »

Oral sex and night sweats

On August 24, I had protected sex with a sex worker from a massage parlor. However, I briefly... Read more »
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Risk Reduction in Action: A Man's Story of Sex Work (as Told to His Counselor)

...From the risks he was engaging in, he said, he could have been exposed to HIV many times. It was then he confessed to being a sex worker. While developing the test and waiting for the results, I talked to Hunk about his experiences, his... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi: Police Force HIV Tests for Sex Workers

... Malawian police on a routine sweep for criminals in Mwanza earlier this month arrested 14 women deemed sex workers and allegedly forced them to undergo HIV tests, rights workers say. The women were subsequently charged for "deliberately trading Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Utah Law Requiring HIV Tests for Convicted Sex Workers, Solicitors Fails to Slow Spread of HIV Because It Is Not Enforced, Editorial Says

... A Utah state law that requires convicted commercial sex workers and solicitors of commercial sex to be tested for HIV and makes sex work and solicitation a "felony offense for repeat offenders Read more »
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Those who receive oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It's virtually impossible to get HIV from someone giving you head. Have never heard of a case of someone getting HIV through saliva, even through a bite. Please get on with your lives. There are those of us who have actually been exposed to semen... Read more »

ORAL SEX FROM A PROSTITUTE

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HEY GUYS. IVE NOTICED A LOT OF QUESTIONS GETTING ANSWERED AND I WAS WONDERING IF YOU CAN HELP ME OUT TOO. I GOT HEAD FROM A PROSTITUTE THIS PAST FRIDAY AND IM REALLY SCARED. I CUMMED IN HER MOUTH AND I CAME HOME MY BALLS STARTED TO HURT. MAYBE... Read more »

Oral On Sex worker

Posted by Anonymous
... I had protected sex with a sex worker, but I was dumb enough to give the girl oral for a couple minutes. I am freaking out big time. I have read that the chances of Read more »

Am I infected or am I crazy

Posted by BritRoger, 1 Reply
...12 weeks ago I had protected vaginal sex and unprotected oral sex (fellatio & cunnilingus) with a female sex worker of un-known hiv status while on holiday in a third world country. I have had all the possible symptoms that have been listed Read more »