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HIV and Massage

I am HIV-positive and recently went to a massage school clinic. After disclosing my status on their medical form, the staff began acting rather peculiar. Then, when my massage began, I noticed that the practioner was wearing latex gloves. I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You ask, "Is this to be expected?" If by "this" you mean totally unreasonable, completely unjustifiable, scientifically unsound attitudes toward HIV disease, then unfortunately yes, it's still quite common. Should it... 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 »

Massage HIV Transmission

Hi,I am very nervous that I may have gotten HIV from performing a massage on someones calf msucle. The person had tight calves and I was helping them by using my forearm to massage his legs. He had some small cuts and scrapes from being in the...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-No there is no risk of HIV. Take care,LHW... Read more »

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I recently had a mutual massage with a woman from an escort service. What arethe likelyhoods of transmitting the HIV virus from: 1) massaging her breasts and masturbatingmyself (away from her) immediately after. 2) rubbing our FULLY CLOTHED gential...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.What you were doing with the prostitute is considered mutual masturbation. Mutual masturbation is considered safer sex in regard to HIV, meaning thereis a risk of infection, but it's an extremely low risk. In... Read more »
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presenter.trainer, massage therapy consultant

Posted by jackigethner
since 1988 have presented and worked with HIV/AIDS from prevention to pallitive care . have 501c3.agencies,targeted groups,conferences,retreats with cont.ed possibilities. http://home.earthlink.net/~jackigethner 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 »

Massaging someone Hiv+

Posted by Kingsean53, 1 Reply
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 »

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 »