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Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Massage

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Massaging someone Hiv+

Posted by Kingsean53, 2 Replies
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 »

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 »

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 »

presenter.trainer, massage therapy consultant

Posted by jackigethner
since 1988 have presented and worked with HIV/AIDS from prevention to pallitive care . have 501c3.agencies,targeted groups,conferences,retreats with cont.ed possibilities. http://home.earthlink.net/~jackigethner 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 »
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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). It's warmly appreciated.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

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

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Read through Rick Sowadsky's responses to Frequently Asked Questions and some of my recent responses on this site. Also look through answers to questions about Transmission (Sexual) and Transmission (Non-Sexual). No cases of HIV have been... Read more »

Massage parlour Visit & HIV, Stds Risk (Need Help!)

Hi Dr CordovaI just visited massage parlour yesterday. I am naked with condom on and she only wearing underwear. We hug and I kissed and I sucked her breast on her bed. She does perform oral for me with my condom on.I do French kiss too. I did touch...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Syphilis is transmitted via skin-to-skin contact. Using a condom reduces the likelihood of transmission, but does not eliminate it. HIV and other STD's such as Chlamydia and Gonorrhea are transmitted via bodily fluids. Using a condom... Read more »

HIV risk from happy ending at massage center

I HAD VISITED A MASSAGE CENTER 1 TIMES 5 weeks ago THE MASSAGER A FEMALE DID A FULL BODY OIL MASSAGE with cum end by body slide, Without contact with the vagina or mouth and I did not have cuts on my body. . When I went I had a few of the flu . But...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
No risk from this. Just a worry on your end.You're literally missing every element of what it takes for HIV to transmit (all of which are explained in detail throughout or online forum).Hope this helps,Erik... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing Protocols, Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing, and Discussion of Sexual Behaviors in HIV Clinics in Los Angeles County

The authors set out to evaluate the use of written protocols for STD screening, the frequency and types of STD tests performed, and the occurrence and frequency of obtaining sexual risk assessments among HIV clinics. The researchers administered a... 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 »