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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

What Is CMV? How Is CMV Treated? Can CMV Be Prevented? How Do I Choose a Treatment for CMV? The Bottom Line What Is CMV? Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is an opportunistic infection. The virus is very common. Between 50% and 85% of the US population tests positive for CMV by the time they are 40 years old. A healthy immune system keeps this virus in check. When the immune defenses are weak, CMV can attack several parts of the body....
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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 »

massage, scratch, hiv risk - 40 dollar donation will be made

Doctor,Please help me. The other day I went for a massage. THe massage was "sensual" although no sex (hand job, oral or intercourse of an kind occured). When I went I was getting massaged, I noticed several scratchs on the side of my leg. THey were...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Relax Max. Your rub-a-dub-dub at the "naughty" place did not put you at risk for HIV acquisition. I see no cause for worry or HIV testing.Be well. Happy Holidays!Dr. Bob Read more »

Massage parlour manipulations!

Hello to one helluva human being (aka Dr.Bob!)You can teach the whole G8 a thing or three about humanity!!I have a quick question that requires your expert opinion - have found a Chinese massage parlour where the ladies genuinely give a good body...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...considered an HIV-transmission/acquisition risk.As for the G8, well let's just say they all seem a bit uptight. Perhaps your massage gal could loosen them up a bit?Dr. Bob Read more »

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 »
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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 »
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Chemistry Panel

Chemistry (Chem) Screen The Electrolytes Kidney Function Tests Liver Function Tests Other Blood Chemistry Tests For More Information Chemistry (Chem) Screen A large part of your laboratory report is results of the chemistry... Read more »
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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 »
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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 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 »

Massage therapy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I would like to hear if anyone has tried any kind of massage therapy for aids related symptoms. My roommate is positive and seems to enjoy a full body massage every night. I believe it helps Read more »

Need a Massage Therapist?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, my name is Rhiannon and I am a Certified Massage Therapist living in Pasadena, California. I am interested in becoming employed for an organization in need of a Massage Therapist Read more »