Can AIDS Be Transmitted Through Massage

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The Well Project

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

...prevent contact withblood. Take care of your mouth. The likelihood of oral HIV transmission increasesif you have bleeding gums, ulcers, cuts, sores, or infections in themouth. Find alternatives Try massage or mutual masturbation. Use a vibrator (use a condom when sharing). Avoid vigorous, prolonged oral sex ("deep-throating"). Avoid mouth or throat trauma caused by a large number of...
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Chances of HIV infection from Massage Oil

Hi Dr, I would like to Thank You for your generous service to the Worried individuals like me.I have got a generic question please answer me this might help lot of people who are in similiar situation like me. I went to a Massage Parlor and lady...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. Sweat does not transmit HIV.2. Nonexistent.Thanks for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Read more »

Fish massage - FYI URL and Thank you

Thanks Dr Bob - your answer released my tress. You are always people's hero. Donation will be made. In previous mail I forgot to put the news about fish massage...which confused me. Pls see below URL for your information and pls let me know if there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...crainio-rectal-inversion. That means he has his head up his butt. Relax Tony. Your HIV risk is nonexistent. Happy Holidays.Dr. BobFish massage in Thailand Dec 24, 2010Hi Dr, Few weeks go in Bangkok night market, my friend took me to the fish... Read more »

aids transmission from massage

If I received a full body massage and a handjob to ejaculate, what is the likelihood of HIV transmission from her to me? I do not have any fresh, open cuts on my body and I did not notice any cuts or blood on her hand, but you cannot be 100 sure....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...contact with an HIV infected person is never absent, there is no evidence that HIV has ever been transmitted through receiving a massage or a handjob.RMK 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 my body (except penis) and gave me a hand massage. Later, she gave me a body to body massage. During this time, I feel her vagina might have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Really Worried Man,During your rub-and-tug, you "ejaculated a few times" plus had a happy-ending hand job at the end of the rub down? That's impressive. You're either Italian or we need to check the dose of your Viagra. As for acquiring HIV,... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

How Do I Start?

...Complementary and Alternative Therapies Some people believe they have stayed healthier because they use traditional healing practices, massage, acupuncture, herbs, or other therapies. It is difficult to get information on how well these... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...narcotics may be considered. Other treatments can include: Topical lidocaine patch called Lidoderm Acupuncture, massage, yoga, hypnosis, and meditation A visit to the podiatrist to discuss how to care for your feet and whatshoes... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...herbal preparations used for depression that include St. Johns wort should not be taken with some HIV medications. Meditation, massage, yoga, breathing, and relaxation exercises are all alternative therapies that may help you feel better.... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

... What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? What are the symptoms of HIV? What are the symptoms for AIDS? How long Read more »
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