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Do People Get HIV From Erotic Massage

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from mosquito bites, coughing or sneezing, sharing household items, or swimming in the same pool as someone with HIV. Some people talk about "shared body fluids" being risky for HIV, but no documented cases of HIV have been caused by sweat, saliva or tears. However, even small amounts of blood in your mouth might transmit HIV during...
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hiv concern after symptoms

Firstly, I really want to thank you for your time and appreciate the work you are doing for the people with this forum. I have been through many of the posts on your site which were somewhatrelated to mine, but i did not see any with so many...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You had a bad day at work and so you went to an "erotic spa" for a massage and while there performed cunnilingus on your rub-and-tug gal. Since your walk on the wild side you've been unable to sleep, Read more »

Thanks For Being There

Dear Bob Sir, This is my 4th mail to you in last 5days. I know you are a very busy man and very well appreciate the noble work you are doing helping people like us. I was totally ignorant about hiv until I started going through...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...open fresh wounds anywhere on the skin, then HIV transmission would be theoretically possible.Regarding your specific erotic massage, you should stop worrying. There was no HIV risk.Dr. Bob Read more »

Erotic Massage

Recently on a trip to Singapore, I allowed myself to receive an erotic massage. This involved the masseuse rubbing parts of my rectum with hand lotion and using a lubricant to rub my penis.There was no genital to oral contact, and there was no...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...vaginal, and oral sex. Since you did not engage in any of these activities, you are not considered to be at risk for infection.People can generally answer these questions themselves by reading through similar responses and thinking about the... 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
...urge you to talk about HIV/AIDS with your friends, family and associates. There is strength in numbers, and if large groups of people demand change, change will happen. One person really can change the world.Dr. Bob Read more »
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Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...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,... 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 »
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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

Depression and HIV

...medications several physical disorders. About 5% to 10% of the general population gets depressed. However, rates of depression in people with HIV are as high as 60%. Women with HIV are twice as likely as men to be depressed. Being depressed is ... Read more »
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freaking out...new relationship with POS man...

Posted by plenty, 7 Replies
...wondering if i have exposed myself to the virus. also, are these activities as reckless as i am imagining? i really like this person and want to give him and us a chance, but my inner self is losing it with fear. i have read quite a lot, but it... Read more »

Get The Facts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...TREATMENT: There is no cure for HIV/AIDS. However several drugs such as AZT work to slow the progression of HIV infection. People who are HIV positive often help strengthen their immune systems by following a proper diet, exercise, and sleep... Read more »

massage, fingering, rubbing, HIV, STD screen

Posted by mass, 2 Replies
...sorry if it is stupid question. i had massage a few days ago. i fingered her and got some amount of fluid though i washed it away shortly. i suspect i left some fluid somewhere Read more »

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