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Erotic Massage Negative At 16 Weeks

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sick after erotic massage

I may sound like a hypochondriac, but 4 weeks after receiving an erotic massage from a gay man, I have swollen glands above my trapezious muscles, one gland up in my neck, itching, mild night sweats, raspy throut. He performed oral sex on me with a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV is not spread through contact with massage oil. In fact, there is only evidence that, in terms of sexual contact with others, HIV is transmitted during anal, vaginal, and oral intercourse/sex. Further, there is no evidence that HIV is... Read more »

I like erotic massages but...

I like to get erotic massages from local places here in Massachusetts. I never get anything other... 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 »
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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 »

Could I still be negative???

Posted by sean1978, 2 Replies
I am a gay male who tested negative in september about one month ago. I have not done anything really high risk in about 10 months. I was on vacation last week and I got a full release massage from a therapist in a resort. I am worried because I am... Read more »

6 week test HIV negative after needle stick from HIV negative patient

Posted by Faith1970, 1 Reply
I pricked my finger after I inserted a 20 gauge IV. The needle did not retract all the way and it pricked my finger through my glove. The patient was tested that day and was negative for HIV, positive for Hep C. I was tested for HIV and Hep C 6... Read more »

negative at 6 weeks, positive at 13 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've got another week to go until my 13 week test. My 6 week came back negative. What are the chances that the 13 week could be positive if the 6 was negative? Did any of you test negative at 6 weeks and then positive at 13 weeks?
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