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Can You Contract AIDS From Erotic Massage

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sick after erotic massage

I may sound like a hypochondriac, but 4 weeks after receiving an erotic massage from a gay man, I have swollen glands above my trapezious muscles, one gland up in my neck, itching, mild night sweats, raspy throut. He performed oral sex on me with a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV is not spread through contact with massage oil. In fact, there is only evidence that, in terms of sexual contact with others, HIV is transmitted during anal, vaginal, and oral intercourse/sex. Further, there is no evidence that HIV is... Read more »

risk during erotic massage

Hi Dr Robert,I'm a worried...Recently I have visited an erotic massage salon. Before beginning... Read more »

I like erotic massages but...

I like to get erotic massages from local places here in Massachusetts. I never get anything other... Read more »
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Homo Erotics

Nothing has had more of an impact upon gay men's sexuality and relationships with friends and lovers than HIV/AIDS. In the early days of the epidemic, the urgency, rage, and despair caused by AIDS were at the peak of their intensity, and often... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

AIDS Activism, Boehringer Ingelheim and the Broken Social Contract

Sheraton Golf Parco de'Medici, 6 April 2006, Rome [Note: This is a revised and expanded version of remarks I gave yesterday at the Boehringer Ingelheim symposium on HIV past and future. The two-day symposium is taking place at a business-style... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

L.A. County Officials Investigating AIDS Office Director for Campaign Fundraising Role, Might Audit AIDS Contracts

Los Angeles County officials on Tuesday announced that they are performing an investigation into fundraising activities conducted by the director of the county's Office of AIDS Programs and Policy while on a leave of absence and might audit all of... 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 »

Contracting HIV/AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If a person has AIDS and affected another person, will that other person have AIDS or will he/she be HIV+?

Me and my ex-boyfriend broke up about 2 years ago. I haven't spoken to him since we broke up. 2 weeks ago, he contacts me and we've been... 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 »