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Is Massage Safe

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Are Massages Safe?

Dr. Franscino,I know you have answered this question a few times and I did read it in the forum. My question is I had a massage and the lady sat on my behind with her panties on and gave me a massage. My gentials were never touched, and never came...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Now let me get this straight. You "know" I've answered this question "a few times" and you did read those posts in the forum. OK. You've checked with the CDC and "many other" AIDS information Web sites... Read more »

"Is anything safe" Massage on scratched leg

Had a simple foot massage at a spa in China - just rolled up my trousers to my knees and had her... Read more »

Safe Massage?

A few weeks ago while getting a massage, my therapist started touching my penis. (I am a gay male... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Beijing Gay Venues Join AIDS Intervention Campaign

Nineteen popular gay entertainment venues in Beijing -- bars, massage parlors, and health clubs -- have signed up for the Beijing Anti-AIDS Association for MSM (men who have sex with men) Venues, a group started on May 31 by AIDS prevention... Read more »
Agate Publishing

"Sexy" and "Safe" Aren't Mutually Exclusive

From Not in My Family: AIDS in the African-American Community , edited by Gil L. Robertson IV. Copyright 2006. Excerpted with permission from Agate Publishing . "Sexy" and "Safe" Aren't Mutually Exclusive If you don't believe it, just ask Iona... Read more »
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 »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Study Explores Massage Therapy Benefits

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Department of Psychiatry is conducting a research study on the treatment of depression in people with AIDS with massage therapy. To qualify, participants must have an AIDS diagnosis and currently be depressed and qualify... Read more »
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sex with massage worker

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am worried sick. About 1 month ago,I had protected sex with an Asian massage worker here in the US. She used baby oil on the condom. This is so stupid. I feel like crying every day.I was unfaithful to my wife. I am so upset.I know I will have hiv... Read more »

Massage Bath

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently had a massage bath with a sex worker, no intercourse, no oral sex, just body bath naked. She did washed my genitals with her hand with soap and water. Is it safe?

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Body massag

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
In the bath tub with a woman, no sex, no oral sex, but she did wash my penis with soap and water. Is this safe?

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Encounter with prostitute, is it safe to date?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Good evening, this is a tough post for me. I hope this question isn't too controversial, but I think its something a lot of us deal with. I am looking for honest and open repsonses. Please respond.

Last week I had an encounter with a prostitute.... Read more »