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Do People Get AIDS From Massage

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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement, sensations,and feelings. There are two parts of the nervous system: the brain and the spine (centralnervous...
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Chances of HIV infection from Massage Oil

Hi Dr, I would like to Thank You for your generous service to the Worried individuals like me.I have got a generic question please answer me this might help lot of people who are in similiar situation like me. I went to a Massage Parlor and lady...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1. Sweat does not transmit HIV.2. Nonexistent.Thanks for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). Read more »

Chinese Massage Handjob

Hello DocFirst of all I would like to thank you on everyone's behalf for what u do to help people. Probably sometimes people are sure about the answer but they still ask you because they believe you and also for their own full satisfaction. For this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Mr. Worried,"So Dr. with all this circumstances do u think I have any risk of HIV . . . or any other disease?" No, I do not. Your STD/HIV risk is essentially nonexistent. The only reason to consider HIV testing Read more »

Fish massage - FYI URL and Thank you

Thanks Dr Bob - your answer released my tress. You are always people's hero. Donation will be made. In previous mail I forgot to put the news about fish massage...which confused me. Pls see below URL for your information and pls let me know if there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...crainio-rectal-inversion. That means he has his head up his butt. Relax Tony. Your HIV risk is nonexistent. Happy Holidays.Dr. BobFish massage in Thailand Dec 24, 2010Hi Dr, Few weeks go in Bangkok night market, my friend took me to the fish... Read more »

RE: Chinese Massage Handjob

Dear DocThnks for your reply it helped me a lot to get rid of my misery. Already made another donation and will do it again. Just a small quick question. Dear doc I forgot to mention that I went for a long run which made me sweat like anything;...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...BobChinese Massage Handjob Oct 4, 2010Hello Doc First of all I would like to thank you on everyone's behalf for what u do to help people. Probably sometimes people are sure about the answer but they still ask you because they believe you and also... Read more »
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AIDS Project Los Angeles

Study Explores Massage Therapy Benefits

...Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Department of Psychiatry is conducting a research study on the treatment of depression in people with AIDS with massage therapy. To qualify, participants must have an AIDS diagnosis and currently be depressed and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...provider isn't an HIV specialist, be sure they regularly get expert advice on HIV issues. Training and Experience Many people with HIV/AIDS get their care from physicians who are specialists in infectious diseases. However, especially... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive people) suffer from depression, it is more common in HIV-positive women than... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Alternative and Complementary Therapies

...for example, use the pulse to see if your body's energy is out of balance. Acupuncture for people with HIV is based on their individual energy pattern, not on their HIV. Therapies like this might help people with HIV, but they are not designed to... Read more »
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Poz and Out?!!?

Posted by pozitively, 2 Replies
...So, I want to start a discussion about being out about my serostatus. First, I hope to not offend people by using the same term used for sexuality. At this point my serostatus is a significant part of who I am, even moreso than my Read more »

why

Posted by jaw98, 2 Replies
...therapist and a nursing assistant as a profession. Well i have worked in the medical field for 10 years, and i notice how ignorant people still are about things. There are very few people that i work with that know anything about my HIV status, I... Read more »

SNAKE OIL "CURE ALL" SALESMEN ARE BACK - BEWARE!

Posted by thedingoman
...to peddle their wares within these pages because they know better than to even go there. I WAS APPROACHED BY AN HIV INFECTED INDIVIDUAL BACK IN THE EARLY 90's who was touting the benefits and all that! I was approached to print information about... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...should be confirmed with a second test. With an incubation period generally lasting 3-6 weeks, a test done too soon after an individual has engaged in high risk behavior will produce a negative result even if infected. There are two types of... Read more »