Unprotected Sex With Prostitute Infection Risk

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV....
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Unprotected sex. Feeling suicide. Pls help!!! URGENT!!!

Dear Brian:A week ago, I made a very bad mistake. I had unprotected vaginal intercourse for about 10 minutes with a Nigerian prostitute in Italy. Sex leads to ejaculation. I'm uncircumcised like many other Europeans. I didn't note any scratches...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
First, I am pleased that you realize that you made a mistake. The key here is not to beat yourself up but to figure out how you will avoid making such mistakes in the future.Uncircumcised men are clearly at more risk of becoming infected from... Read more »

unsafe sex in korea

hi , just came from south korea were i had sex with a prostitute , in the middle of the act she took off my condom and gave me oral sex than she came on top of me and i came in her without the condom , after it i saw that my skin was hurt near the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...There is a risk for infection with HIV if you have unprotected insertive vaginal sex with an HIV infected person. Making a decisions as to how to approach Read more »

protected sex with sex worker and afraid

Mr. Kull,I am a deeply concerned 18 year old male who had sex oral and vaginal (protected) sex with a sex worker in Spain. I was very much under the influence of alcohol and when I immediately walked out of the room I snapped together and realize...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...If the condom did not fail during intercourse, then your risk for infection is extremely small. Latex condoms that remain intact are highly effective at preventing the transmission of HIV and most other Read more »

insertive oral sex

I had insertive oral sex without protection with a sex worker in Europe. Am I at risk?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...could also be at risk for other SexuallyTransmitted Diseases (STD's) including herpes and gonorrhea. In your specific instance, sex workers (prostitutes) are high riskindividuals. However, if you were only exposed to saliva, your risk... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of HIV and Other Sexually Transmitted Infections, and Risk Behaviors in Unregistered Sex Workers in Dakar, Senegal

...population), but the government has long been concerned with the control of sexually transmitted infections (STI) among female sex workers. Since 1969, the government has officially tolerated prostitution among women over 21 who register and... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Sex Workers and HIV

...of infection, the vectors for the transmission of HIV/AIDS into the general population. Some sex workers, of course, do have unsafe sex. Sometimes they are coerced into it by a threatening client, or they may simply be offered more money to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Cases Increasing Among Commercial Sex Workers in Uganda

...being implemented by the group Reproductive Health Uganda in Kampala -- said a recent survey found that HIV prevalence among the sex workers in the city was as high as 47.2%, compared with the national prevalence of 6.7%. The survey also found... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use, Unprotected Sex, and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Female Sex Workers in China

...alcohol use with STDs and inconsistent condom use, the investigators noted. "Alcohol use before commercial sex is associated with unprotected sex and increased risk for [STDs]. Interventions that address both alcohol use and HIV risk behaviors... Read more »