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Do People Catch AIDS From Erotic Massage

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I like erotic massages but...

I like to get erotic massages from local places here in Massachusetts. I never get anything other than a handjob and I never exchange any bodily fluids. But I am worried that I will get an STD. Can I get genital warts, herpes, or any other STD from...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,There are STDs that you can get from skin-to-skin contact between two people, but that's really about genital-to-genital contact. It sounds like that isn't happening in your case though. So it doesn't sound... Read more »

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

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Recently on a trip to Singapore, I allowed myself to receive an erotic massage. This involved the... Read more »
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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 »

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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 »

Can I catch HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection.

I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think... Read more »

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
I have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake hands. I always give people fist bumps. But I am growing concerned becasue I gave him a Fist... Read more »