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Do People Get HIV From Massage

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Atlanta Ends Ban on HIV-Positive Massage Therapists

On Dec. 4, the Atlanta City Council unanimously voted to amend a city regulation to allow people with HIV to be licensed as massage therapists. Prior to the amendment, massage therapist applicants had to submit a physician's note stating they were... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: "Direct Threat" to Spread HIV?

The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia (ACLU) is asking Atlanta, on behalf of an HIV-positive massage therapist, to revise a 1984 ordinance requiring a health certificate stating massage therapy practitioners are free of communicable... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV Retreats: A Chance for People With HIV to Kick Back, Find Peace, Get Educated and Connect

Let's face it, HIV is still a very stigmatized disease. But there are some amazing retreats you can go to with other positive people. Some of the options are free, some expensive. Some are carefree holidays. Others are more educational. You can find... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Can someone with HIV be a massage therapist in TN

I am thinking about going to massage school. I talked to some people, and they said the Medical boards can find out what medications I take. One can they find out what medications I take, I read online that there is a database that contains my...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
Contact the licensing organization to find out what the requirements and restrictions are.... Read more »

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). It's warmly appreciated.Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

HIV+ Massage Therapist

So it is 6:30 p.m. October 10th, about 3 hours ago I was diagnosed with HIV. In this little amount of time this site has helped me alot, but I am a massage therapist as well as a teaching assistant for shiatsu at a school. I do know about...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
You must have a zillion questions swirling in your head. I'm glad you asked these. Don't tell anyone at school about your diagnosis. Your employer/school has no need to know, and you need to get used to the idea before you decide to... Read more »

HIV transmission from massageThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Dear Rick, I was involved in a massage session two times which ended with the massuse's masturbating me with her hands. She used baby oil both times. I have done a lot of reading after this incident and have begun to feel sick for what...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Let me review with you how HIV is, and is not, transmitted. If this womanwas just masturbating you, you would be at very low risk of infection. Sinceyou mentioned testing, I will also review with you the accuracy... Read more »
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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 on her underwear. then later put on my underwear and rubbed her vaginal... Read more »

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 »

I got HIV from Hand Job - Massage

Posted by bigtar, 1 Reply
My risk: 2-3 weeks into this I got mono like symptoms, including pestechie rash and mouth ulcers on roof of my mouth.

This is what happen:

1. Went to the place

2. Took the clothes of wrapped a towel around ( no risk)

3. Lay on my stomach on a table... Read more »

Simple massage

Posted by JimD, 2 Replies
Some time ago during a massage I was getting the person probed my rectum with his finger, shortly after that the massage ended. That was on a Sunday night. Friday morning which was 4.5 days later I woke up with a rash in the middle of my chest.... Read more »