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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...is selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRI's) such as Prozac, Zoloft, and Paxil. Popular herbal preparations used for depression that include St. Johns wort should not be taken with some HIV medications. Meditation, massage, yoga, breathing, and relaxation exercises are all alternative therapies that may help you feel better. Acupuncture and acupressure therapies may help reduce stress and improve your mood. Good nutrition and...
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HIV/STD risk from body to body massage

Hi Doctor,I recently visited a massage parlor for a body massage. The masseuse applied oil all over my body (except penis) and gave me a hand massage. Later, she gave me a body to body massage. During this time, I feel her vagina might have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Really Worried Man,During your rub-and-tug, you "ejaculated a few times" plus had a happy-ending hand job at the end of the rub down? That's impressive. You're either Italian or we need to check the dose of your Viagra. As for acquiring HIV,... Read more »

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 »

Sex at Massage Ceneter, Worried about HIV

H Dr.I am getting treated for chronic prostaitis for the last 8 years. I used to have black discharge out of my penis, abdominal pain and painful ejaculation. 8 years back I had blood in the urine and Dr did cytoscopy and he said it might be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your HIV-acquisition risk from the episode you describe would be extremely remote to nonexistent. Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody Read more »

massage , donation assured

Please , please reply to thisI had a body massage at a massage parlour and had a small wound on my ankle which stated bleeding while being massaged . HIV test on the 14th week showed non- reactive but I have had sore throat 3~4 times in this period...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,1.HIV does not live outside the body. However, if HIV-infected bodily fluids come into contact with non-intact skin, the possibility Read more »
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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...narcotics may be considered. Other treatments can include: Topical lidocaine patch called Lidoderm Acupuncture, massage, yoga, hypnosis, and meditation A visit to the podiatrist to discuss how to care for your feet and whatshoes... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...realistic. Some are pessimistic. Some providers are comfortable suggesting "complementary and alternative" therapies such as massage, acupuncture, or herbs. Others stick strictly to Western medicine. If you want a lot of emotional support, you... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...increasesif you have bleeding gums, ulcers, cuts, sores, or infections in themouth. Find alternatives Try massage or mutual masturbation. Use a vibrator (use a condom when sharing). Avoid vigorous,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

... What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? What are the symptoms of HIV? What are the symptoms for AIDS? How long Read more »
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I have just found out my husband is HIV +

Posted by jayne, 10 Replies
...antibioctics...his lung was drained twice...(pleural effusion), he had lost so much weight almost overnight. They tested him for hiv on Wednesday...he is positive and they said he has aids. I have just had my test and I'm waiting for my... Read more »

ALTERNATIVE TREATMENTS

Posted by purdeyp, 3 Replies
...Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum - have been diagnosed with HIV for almost 10 years and not on any treatment. Am keen to keep it for that way as long as possible, so am interested to hear from 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 »

ALC2002

Posted by shadow1, 1 Reply
...I would really like to thank everyone who donated to the Aids/Lifecycle 2002 ride. There were 675 riders, 360 roadies (suport crew), and countless voulinteers. Our group of Posative Peddelers Read more »