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HIV Risk After Sensual Massage

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I just had sensual massage could I be at risk?

I just had it cause it was a gift from my partner and had no idea Regarding this type of massage, so I just went with the flow of the situation, this male pumped me like 4times then my partner stopped him and asked him to wear a condom, after awhile...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Anytime you have unprotected penetrative sex without a condom, you are at risk. Fortunately, it would be unlikely for transmission to occur from such a brief episode of unprotected sex. The HIV virus can be transmitted via breast milk. It... Read more »

testicular pain after sensual massage

After scouring the Internet and this forum, I'm having difficulties solving my dilemma. I had... Read more »

massage, scratch, hiv risk - 40 dollar donation will be made

Doctor,Please help me. The other day I went for a massage. THe massage was "sensual"... Read more »
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Georgia: "Direct Threat" to Spread HIV?

The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia (ACLU) is asking Atlanta, on behalf of an HIV-positive massage therapist, to revise a 1984 ordinance requiring a health certificate stating massage therapy practitioners are free of communicable... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Beijing Gay Venues Join AIDS Intervention Campaign

Nineteen popular gay entertainment venues in Beijing -- bars, massage parlors, and health clubs -- have signed up for the Beijing Anti-AIDS Association for MSM (men who have sex with men) Venues, a group started on May 31 by AIDS prevention... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Atlanta Ends Ban on HIV-Positive Massage Therapists

On Dec. 4, the Atlanta City Council unanimously voted to amend a city regulation to allow people with HIV to be licensed as massage therapists. Prior to the amendment, massage therapist applicants had to submit a physician's note stating they were... Read more »
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Risk Reduction in Action: A Man's Story of Sex Work (as Told to His Counselor)

For our World AIDS Day 2010 section, we wanted to capture the diversity of the AIDS community. So, we reached out to people across the world -- mostly those who have never written for us before -- and asked them to guest blog. These columns are... Read more »
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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 on her underwear. then later put on my underwear and rubbed her vaginal... Read more »

Hiv from unsanitary lotion in non sexual massage

Posted by jackieole, 2 Replies
Hello. Can you catch Hiv from a non sexual massage. I went into a fairly nice spa and had a half hour massage. I noticed the lady (who was very nice) was using a jar of cream.. not a pumop bottle. I have had anxiety issues in the past and i noticed... Read more »

Massaging someone Hiv+

Posted by Kingsean53, 1 Reply
I have a friend who recently tested positive for Hiv, as a friend I try my best to be there for him. Last week he asked me to apply some medication on his back. As a friend I said yes. However, he did not have any gloves, before I applied the cream... Read more »

Sex at Asian Massage Parlor

Posted by Sixk, 1 Reply
Hey guys, I appreciate the help for this. I recently went to an Asian massage parlor and I had a small cut on my ball sack from trimming 2-3 days before. The masseuse performed a 20 second protected oral sex and then on to protected vaginal sex with... Read more »