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Can U Get AIDS From Sensual Massage

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testicular pain after sensual massage

After scouring the Internet and this forum, I'm having difficulties solving my dilemma. I had a happy ending massage from a relatively reliable service. During the massage there was hand to penis contact and breast/nipple to penis contact only....
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:The activities you engaged in were extremely low-risk activities. So low that I would feel comfortable saying you were not at risk for any STD that I know of. I would suggest a visit to your doctor to determine what could be causing the... Read more »

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,... Read more »

Ethics of AIDS disclosure for massage therapists

What is your opinion about Massage Therapists disclosing the fact that they have AIDS to their... 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 were... 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 »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Study Explores Massage Therapy Benefits

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Department of Psychiatry is conducting a research study on the treatment of depression in people with AIDS with massage therapy. To qualify, participants must have an AIDS diagnosis and currently be depressed and qualify... Read more »
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 »
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Massage therapy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I would like to hear if anyone has tried any kind of massage therapy for aids related symptoms. My roommate is positive and seems to enjoy a full body massage every night. I believe it helps relax the muscles and thus makes for a more comfortable... 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 »

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 »