Q&A: What Are The Chances Of Contracting An STI From A Sex Worker?

Prostitutes who work at legal brothels are required to be regularly tested for infections. If they are found to have Chlamydia, gonorrhea or syphilis, then they have to stay out of work until they have been treated and tested again, and found to be negative for the infection on re-testing.

Pap Tests And HPV Information

The human papillomavirus (HPV) has been getting increasing press and media attention in the US since Gardasil came onto the market – however, most women (and men) who are sexually active have already been exposed to HPV, and Pap tests are still recommended for women regardless of whether they have ever had sex or had the vaccine.