HIV & Herpes
Mar 22, 2013
I recently had a herpes outbreak that occurs on back of my upper leg, just below the buttock. A couple of days after it healed, I was traveling on business to NY and got an erotic massage by an "escort-type" woman in my hotel room. She stripped down to her underpants and while I lay face down, she sat on my back and gave me a massage. While she did keep her underpants on, I could feel the moisture/heat form her vagina on my body. I did try to keep her from sitting on my recently healed herpes outbreak, but can't be sure that she didn't slide over it with her crotch area. I am worried about what I've read about herpes increasing HIV transmission, even after the skin has healed. Assuming she is HIV positive (I did ask, and she said no - of course), would a non-intercourse contact such as this be risky for acquiring HIV? IF so, I do not want to wait to get tested, and would like to do the RNA test. Is that reliable?
Response from Dr. Hightow-Weidman
Hello there It is impossible for you to get HIV through underwear. HIV cannot penetrate any layer of fabric. Take care, LHW
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