Usually with no girl attracting my attention, to my sober eyes it looks the same level as a decent SPA line up.
However, alcohol and the club vibe might have something to do with it.
As of other STDs, they are easily washed away by Antibiotics without having to reach infection, a cycle after mongering clears up everything.
As of catching Staph, you have better odds catching those nasty infections eating street food than in sexual conquests.
But not going to pay around 150 US or more when I can get a 6 or 7 at much less with prob better service but sometimes I think just once. Good place to meet Viet and PRC without having to travel there. It has less to do with religion, because Maroc and Indonesians are Muslim but are more outgoing.
As of the club girls, make up and clothes can increase the rating for many people. It can't be economic because Malay Thais always been that way even when Malaysia was clearly economically better off than Thailand.
If you and your buddy don't like the spa and brothels is another story. I only got to scratch the surface of those options on the two weekends that I was there.
Pimps / Captains need to be educated so they can protect their girls via medications, instead of fear mongering (leads to poor service).
The one that came up to me before I left was in anybody's book a 10.
I didn't ask her her price but I would assume it would be at least 600 for ST and I'm sure she gets it..
HIV today is a stigmatic disease more than anything today, thanks to the 1984 legacy of the moral punishment served to the peasants.
When you discuss stigma you start getting into the irrational realms of human fears and superstitions, with Prep you are more protected than the condom.