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Can You Contract AIDS From Sensual 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 »

gay massage parlor please answer!

Hey Dr BobI have a question concerning risk. I know what I did was stupid and I need to be tested but what are the chances I contracted HIV.The massage included naked body to body contact and the masseuse performing oral sex on me (no condom)....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...barebacking is risky business! My advice is that you have HIV testing at the three-month mark. I would also suggest that for future massages you discuss exactly what part of your anatomy is going to get massaged!Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

Dr. Bob please answer, eagerly awaiting response -Contracted MRSA and Herpes from being rimmed Follow Up Questions

Hi Dr. Bob,Sorry to be a pest, but I am freaking out (eagerly) awaiting your response to my question...The question is this...I was rimmed / oral from the prostitute late may 2007 (only possible exosure) tested 6 times after (last test on dec 31st...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...whom? Certainly not from me or this Web site!Your fears are completely unwarranted. You and your wife's repeatedly negative HIV tests are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional tests are warranted.... Read more »

Contract HIV over hemroids - please help

Dr. Bob - I hope that you will answer, as while it may seem trivial to many I have been up for two night worried about it. I get a non sex massage (ok, they have me ejaculated at the end) from time to time. Figure that it is a great safe way for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...however in reality I doubt you even need it!Be well. Stay well. I, too, very much enjoy the "therapeutic benefits" of a great massage.Dr. Bob Read more »
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...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 »
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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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...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 »