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What Are The Chances Of Getting AIDS From Blowjob From A Prostitute

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SO MANY BLOWJOBS!!!!!!!

Hey Dr. Bob,If it's been proven that oral sex can transmit HIV, why aren't there more cases considering the number of blowjobs that happen on any given night in san francisco?Also what do you think of michelle bachman?zack...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Zack.You are correct it is true that HIV can be transmitted via blow-jobs, but the number of actual new infections attributed to oral sex is relatively small in comparison to the number of guys getting hummers on an average night in San... Read more »

How safe is having blowjob/sex in strip clubs

Hi,One of my friends is planning to have blowjob/sex in the strip club if he gets a chance. As a... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenyan Prostitutes Offer Hope for AIDS Vaccine

A group of prostitutes in Nairobi's Majengo red-light district have remained HIV-negative despite long exposure to HIV-positive men. Scientists studying the group of women hope to discover what has kept the women HIV-negative and use their findings... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Saving 'Face' and 'Othering': Getting to the Root of Barriers to Condom Use Among Chinese Female Sex Workers

Sexual transmission of HIV between female sex workers (FSW) and clients accounts for a growing proportion of new infections in China, whose HIV epidemic is among the world's most rapidly expanding. "Successful HIV prevention relies on the delivery... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR Profiles Health Clinic in South Africa Working to Combat HIV Among Prostitutes

NPR's "Shots " blog and "All Things Considered " program profile a "health clinic in the heart of Johannesburg [that] is attempting to break the HIV cycle by focusing on people at extremely high risk for infection -- prostitutes." According to the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Under Wraps, Prostitution Rife in North Afghanistan

Though strict Islamic law forbids it, more and more women in northern Afghanistan are turning to sex work to escape poverty, say doctors worried about the spread of HIV/AIDS. "Unfortunately, the public is not aware of the risk of HIV infection,"... Read more »
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whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
About 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility of me contracting AIDS this way assuming if she was HIV positive?

This is the most... Read more »

Blowjobs!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey Everybody?

Can you get hiv from getting a blowjob? It seems like you never hear of or see people who are getting blowjobs wear condoms. Some people say NO RISK and then there are others who say LOW RISK. The explanation is that if there is... Read more »

Prostitution Risk? What is it?

Posted by SassySteven, 2 Replies
Over the past few years, I have occasionally seen prostitutes. A dumb thing, I know, but as an obsessive compulsive person, sometimes I can't help myself with what is a slightly addictive behavior. I have gone to therapy to try and help with my... Read more »

Chances of getting HIV when you have dermatitis

Posted by Antre, 1 Reply
Hi. I would like to ask about the chances of getting HIV when you have dermatitis and touch body fluids. Moreover what are the chances if these body fluids where out of the body for some minutes?

One friend of mine wanted to have sex at a brothel and... Read more »