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Can Someone Get HIV From Massage

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HIV and Massage

I am HIV-positive and recently went to a massage school clinic. After disclosing my status on their medical form, the staff began acting rather peculiar. Then, when my massage began, I noticed that the practioner was wearing latex gloves. I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...education/prevention programs in the U.S. have been eviscerated, thanks to Dubya and his cronies. I wonder if anyone at the "massage school clinic" realizes that 25% of the over one million HIV-positive Americans have absolutely no idea they are... Read more »

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... Read more »

HIV and Massage

I have been doing alot of reading and I am still confused. I recently received a massage and both... Read more »
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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... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

HIV-Positive Woman Gets Her Massage Therapy License, but Investigation of Los Angeles Police Commission Continues

...After making a living in social work, I thought that a new career in the massage profession would be relatively stress-free. Boy, was I ever in for a rude awakening! The massage profession is regarded very 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 »
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 »
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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 Read more »

Thought I should share this

Posted by capri75, 3 Replies
...healed or it's true that they have done so. I would appreciate if there is anyone out there who has been completely cured from HIV or knows someone who has. Can they please come forward and maybe I can also give it a shot. Its a holistic therapy... Read more »

New worried male

Posted by TorturedSpirit, 1 Reply
...Hi all.... I had unprotected (condom broken) sex with a massage theripest girl(uknown statue) last august, now im in my 6th week, no symptoms till now, I read alot of information on this site, Read more »

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 in any sexual activity with the "masseuse" But she did proposition me.. Read more »