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Do People Get HIV From Massage

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Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...different care provider for most health issues and use your HIV provider as a specialist. If your regular 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 now that people are living longer with HIV, it's important to deal with all of your health...
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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 »

thanks for the reply

Thanks Dr.I heard about the news of masseurs here spreading the HIV through massage oil in a local forum. Some of the patrons posted the information in that forum. I'm freaking out since I developed prolonged injected throat and other signs and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...addition, in light of the stigmatization of HIV/AIDS in your country, I would strongly advise you devote at least some of your personal time and eventual professional status to battle these harmful misguided attitudes. Promote HIV/AIDS awareness,... Read more »

Extremely worried

Dear Dr,I'm a medical student who has been worrying alot for the past few weeks. I had an exposure to CSW during a visit to massage parlour, which I truly regretted. She licked the tip of my penis for few minutes. Subsequently, she applied some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...terrifying experience will provide you with many insights, not only concerning HIV, but also of how fear of an illness can affect a person mentally, physically and emotionally. This is a valuable lesson for a future physician.Good luck.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 »
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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 »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...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,... Read more »
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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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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 »

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 »

how did u get hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...several weeks now because of a low risk exposure. i did get tested after 5 months and i am negative. i have read many posts of people thinking they have or may have hiv from kissing to massage to unprotected sex and most all of these people find... 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 »