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Erotic Massage How Long Does It Take To Test Positive For AIDS

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Erotic massage

I've read all the items, and I'm pretty sure I was perfectly safe, but it would be nice to get confirmation:More than a month ago I had an erotic massage. The masseuse first gave me a massage with oil on the back and frontside of my body,...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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There is absolutely no risk for HIV in the situation you're describing.HIV is relatively hard to get, meaning it <i>only<i> is transmitted in specific ways.Those will always include a way for HIV positive body fluid to enter your... Read more »

risk during erotic massage

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

HIV Positive Starting Massage Therapy Bussiness New Health Insurance

Hi There,I am 27 years old and have been positive since I was 21. For the most part I have held a... Read more »
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How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
How long after "symptoms" would you test positive regardless if you have ARS or not..... Read more »

Massaging someone Hiv+

Posted by Kingsean53, 2 Replies
I have a friend who recently tested positive for Hiv, as a friend I try my best to be there for him. Last week he asked me to apply some medication on his back. As a friend I said yes. However, he did not have any gloves, before I applied the cream... 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 »

Massage therapy

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 »