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Is It Possible To Get HIV From Massage

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can HIV be transmitted through mutual masturbation and massage with exposure to pre cum and semen

Hi, i am a guy, 2 days ago during a massage at a spa i engaged in mutual masturbation with the male masseur without penis to penis contact, though some of his pre cum and semen came off on my hands and chest and may have got rubbed on during the...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I don't think there is a risk here for HIV unless you basically used his semen as a lube on yourself. Slight possible contact of his semen and your skin does not seem to me to warrant testing for this reason alone. DW... Read more »

HIV Risk from Non-sexual Massage

I had a massage session in the DC area with a professional therapist. It was an Aromatherapy... Read more »

Body Massage -- HIV risk?

Ryan,Recently I was foolish enough to have a wet body massage in Thailand. This involved the girl... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Atlanta Ends Ban on HIV-Positive Massage Therapists

On Dec. 4, the Atlanta City Council unanimously voted to amend a city regulation to allow people with HIV to be licensed as massage therapists. Prior to the amendment, massage therapist applicants had to submit a physician's note stating they were... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: "Direct Threat" to Spread HIV?

The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia (ACLU) is asking Atlanta, on behalf of an HIV-positive massage therapist, to revise a 1984 ordinance requiring a health certificate stating massage therapy practitioners are free of communicable... Read more »
TheBody.com

"Possible" Side Effects With New HIV Treatment Are Just That -- Only a Possibility

Charles D. Klemm Back in the "olden times" (1999) when I first started HIV meds, the first pill I took was Crixivan [indinavir]. People think pills these days have restrictions and side effects! I talked with my doctor and with the nurses about... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIH Scientists, Grantees Map Possible Path to an HIV Vaccine

What In an advance for HIV vaccine research, scientists have for the first time determined how both the virus and a resulting strong antibody response co-evolved in one HIV-infected individual. The findings could help researchers identify which... Read more »
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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 on her underwear. then later put on my underwear and rubbed her vaginal... Read more »

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 »

Sex at Asian Massage Parlor

Posted by Sixk, 1 Reply
Hey guys, I appreciate the help for this. I recently went to an Asian massage parlor and I had a small cut on my ball sack from trimming 2-3 days before. The masseuse performed a 20 second protected oral sex and then on to protected vaginal sex with... Read more »

Very worried about possible HIV contraction

Posted by dworried87, 1 Reply
I did something very stupid. I got heavily drunk and I ended up visiting a sex worker at a massage parlor. The parlor wasn't cheap, around 300 dollars total (not sure if this make any difference though).



The actual sex act lasted around 10 minutes.... Read more »