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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
...forum. OK. You've checked with the CDC and "many other" AIDS information Web sites and we are all in complete agreement that your massage "the massage lady sat on my behind with her panties on and rubbed my back for an hour . . ." was... 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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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...) with anyone else. Fantasy, masturbation or hand jobs (where you keep your fluids to yourself), sexy talk, and non-sexual massage are also safe. These activities avoid contact with blood or sexual fluids, so there is no risk of transmitting... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Alternative and Complementary Therapies

...Chinese acupuncture ( Fact Sheet 703 ), and Native American healing ( Fact Sheet 708 ). Physical therapies such as chiropractic, massage, and yoga. Homeopathy or herbs (See Fact Sheet 704 on Chinese Herbalism). Energy work such as polarity... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...mouth, vagina or rectum doesn't touch anyone else's penis, mouth, vagina, or rectum. Safe activities include kissing, erotic massage, masturbation or hand jobs (mutual masturbation). There are no documented cases of HIV transmission through wet... Read more »
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Could I still be negative???

Posted by sean1978, 2 Replies
...month ago. I have not done anything really high risk in about 10 months. I was on vacation last week and I got a full release massage from a therapist in a resort. I am worried because I am not sure if he had cuts on his hands and I had an... 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 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 »

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? Read more »