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Can You Contract AIDS From Erotic Massage

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...likely to engage in risky sexual behaviors, such as unprotected sex, when they are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The presence of certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can significantly increase one's chances of contracting HIV infection. A person who has both HIV infection and certain STDs has a greater chance of infecting others with HIV. The rates of STDs remain high among Hispanics/Latinos. Cultural factors may affect...
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Risk of HIV contraction after protected sex with prostitute

Hi,I recently went to a massage parlour in macau and one thing led to another and had protected sex with the girl giving me the massagee. we used a condom which didnt seem to have any gaping hole or such. However i did lick her clitorial region a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent, assuming you used a latex condom properly and it didn't fail (break)."Symptoms" Read more »

Expansion to Australia and other unrelated questions

Dear Dr Bob, First of all, I find you a very inspiring person. I admire very much your compassion and courage.I am wondering if you would be interested in expanding your organisation's activities to Australia. The reasons I am asking are 2...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...comments!1.Youngsters (sexually active young people) worldwide do not seem to grasp the potential catastrophic consequences of contracting HIV. The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation has a worldwide presence, but has no plans to incorporate... Read more »

Expansion to Australia

Dear Dr Bob, I thank you for your reply.It is unfortunate that you do not consider expanding your organisations activities to Australia at this stage. If you change your mind, would you please let me know? Tax deductibility of a donation is not a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...comments!1.Youngsters (sexually active young people) worldwide do not seem to grasp the potential catastrophic consequences of contracting HIV. The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation has a worldwide presence, but has no plans to incorporate... Read more »

risk, second post- no ans find in my country

i post earlier and i am sorry to keep posting but is just i haven't receive an answer yet and i am very worry to the point i can't sleep, i try to call the 800 line but don't really know what to do and embrass about telling my risk... i live in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in human lives and suffering.Your HIV risk is nonexistent. Testing is not warranted. Fortunately HIV is not all that easy to contract.I strongly urge you to talk about HIV/AIDS with your friends, family and associates. There is strength in... Read more »
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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...in 2006. Heterosexual sex is the most common mode of transmissionamong women in the US. Nearly three quarters of HIV+ women contracted the virusthrough sex with an HIV+ man. Heterosexual sex is also the main source of HIVtransmission for women... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your 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 »
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uhoh, I think I'm in trouble

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...was still protected. I also noticed I had some of her vaginal fluids on the part of my penis that wasn't protected. Can I contract HIV this way? I had not cuts or sores on the base of my penis. 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 »

scared to death

Posted by therigwelder, 2 Replies
...with a napkin and i am not sure if it was a clean napkin or the one she removed the condom with.i am scared to death that i contracted hiv from her she is a sex worker.i was married for 25 yrs and havent had intercourse with anyone else but my... Read more »

scared to death

Posted by therigwelder, 1 Reply
...know if it was the same napkin she took the condom off with.i dont think the condom was broken anywhere but now im scared ive contracted hiv i am hoping what im feeling is just guilt and remorse this was my first experience outside of a... Read more »