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HIV Risk from Non-sexual Massage

I had a massage session in the DC area with a professional therapist. It was an Aromatherapy session at my hotel from a certified therapist. Nothing improper, massaging shoulders, arms, legs, back and very light rub to the chest. Never came close to...
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 for HIV transmission from the activities you describe. If you haven't tested in a few years and have been sexually active I would suggest testing, but not because of the circumstances you describe. Take care,LHW... Read more »

HIV risk from blood draw during a test "Hiv non sexual transmission"

Hello,I know that my question seems a little bit, or more, unreasonable, but I kindly ask for an... Read more »

HIV Transmission (Non-Sexual Risks)

I recently had a blood test at a medical lab. Just before removing the needle, the technician... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Behavior and HIV/Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk Behaviors in the General Population of Slovenia, a Low HIV Prevalence Country in Central Europe

In the current study, the researchers set out to describe sexual and HIV/sexually transmitted infection (STI) risk behaviors in Slovenia. In 1999-2001, a nationally representative cross-sectional survey of the general population, ages 18-49, was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Screening for Sexually Transmitted Infections in Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Receive Non-Occupational HIV Post-Exposure Prophylaxis Worthwhile?

Non-occupational HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (NPEP) is routinely prescribed after high-risk sexual exposure. This offers providers the chance to test and treat patients who are at risk of concurrent sexually transmitted infections (STIs). In the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: A Study Comparing Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV Among Ex-Red-Light District and Non-Red-Light District Sex Workers After the Demolition of Baina Red-Light District

Goa's red-light district was demolished in 2004. In the current study, the researchers compared HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) between sex workers who had been based in the Baina red-light district (ex-RLD-SWs) with those who had... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Beliefs About Transmission Risk and Vulnerability, Treatment Adherence and Sexual Risk Behavior Among a Sample of HIV-Positive MSM

Optimistic beliefs about HIV transmission risk and STD vulnerability that are generated by advances in HIV treatment can influence motivation to practice safer sex. The current study's authors sought to understand the relationships between these... Read more »
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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 »

Non Risk Exposure Gave Me Symptoms After 10 Days?

Posted by WorriedWell, 2 Replies
HI GUYS!!!
WORRIED AGAIN..IF SOME ONE CAN TELL ME .. WITH MY RISK EXPOSURE OF KISSING A FEMALE OF UNKNOWN STATUS and PUTTING A BADAID on an open wound of a female of unknown status.. IS RISKY????IF I had only couple of 1/2 inch cracks due to dryness... Read more »

Am I at risk of hiv or std *DELETED*

Posted by Bigdude325, 1 Reply
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ARS from non HIV retroviruses?

Posted by bobarama
can you get ars, sexually or through blood transfusion, from retroviruses other than HIV? Read more »