Can You Contract HIV From Massage

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Quick Q&A Sex Ed Teacher

Hello, Dr. I am an 9th grade sex education teacher and we frequent your site, as it was recommended through the San Francisco Aids Foundation. Often, when I don't have direct answers to questions we pull our slide screen down and go to your site! I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...student's question, please reassure him that HIV is not transmitted by massage, even if someone has cuts or scratches. If HIV were contracted that easily, it would have wiped out the entire planet long ago. As for the student's final comment,... Read more »

RUNNING OUT OF TIME - Condom breakage during sex with a Prostitute

Dr. Bob,The VA does not do PEP for situations like this and I need to know if PEP is warranted in a... Read more »

re: Quick Q&A Sex Ed Teacher

If HIV were tranmitted that easily, it would have wiped me out for sure when I was a high school... Read more »
American Civil Liberties Union

ACLU Reaches Settlement for Veteran Denied State Department Contractor Job Because He Has HIV

...has agreed to policy changes that will prevent people with HIV from being automatically barred from working under Department contracts in the future. While details of the settlement with Triple Canopy are confidential, all parties are pleased... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...drugs or alcohol. The presence of certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can significantly increase one's chances of contractingHIV infection. A person who has both HIV infection and certain STDs has a greater chance of infecting others... 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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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 »

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 contractHIV this way? I had not cuts or sores on the base of my penis. Read more »

I have HIV from Hand job or sex?

Posted by goloka, 3 Replies
...them all back. Did I contractHIV ? Please help ? Q: From any of these act, did I contractHIV ? Q: What are chance of me contractingHIV from hand job ? Q: What does Absence on WB meant, 3 years ago ? Q: Did I get any STD from the Hand Job... 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 »
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