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Body Massage HIV Risk

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Body Massage -- HIV risk?

Ryan,Recently I was foolish enough to have a wet body massage in Thailand. This involved the girl sliding her naked body over mine, with the help of some soapy water. No sex occurred and I don't think there was much, if any, direct genital/genital...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...prostitute or a lap dancer or a gay male. It's the behavior (fluids coming into contact with mucous membranes) that adds up to HIV risk. Get to know Rick's and my responses. It might be helpful to anticipate what we would say in response to... Read more »

Wet Body Massage-Risk of HIV?

I took an erotic nude bath with a prostitute, she massaged(with soap) my bodywhile in the tub,... Read more »

HIV/STD risk from body to body massage

Hi Doctor,I recently visited a massage parlor for a body massage. The masseuse applied oil all over... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Read more »
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Hiv Risk? Please help.. I'm afraid

Posted by stupidbill13, 2 Replies
...Hello.. I have an Hiv Risk question i was wondering if you could answer.. Okay... I went to a Massage place and got a full body massage.. I did NOT engage Read more »

massage, fingering, rubbing, HIV, STD screen

Posted by mass, 2 Replies
...sorry if it is stupid question. i had massage a few days ago. i fingered her and got some amount of fluid though i washed it away shortly. i suspect i left some fluid somewhere Read more »

Get The Facts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...second test. With an incubation period generally lasting 3-6 weeks, a test done too soon after an individual has engaged in high risk behavior will produce a negative result even if infected. There are two types of testing, anonymous and... Read more »

Risk Comparisons

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I found this information while surfing the web on HIV risks. Thought I'd pass it on FYI. HIV Risk Comparisons Here are some common sex behaviors grouped according to relative risk Read more »