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Massage And HIV Testing

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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 »

risk during erotic massage

Hi Dr Robert,I'm a worried...Recently I have visited an erotic massage salon. Before beginning the... Read more »

Is newly infected person more infectious ?

Hi Doc Bob,A sex worker had slight and brief gum bleeding, and after 20 Min of massage, she gave me... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Daily Examines HIV Testing Strategies Among High-Risk Groups

...mandatory HIV tests should be used only for pregnant women and blood and sperm donors, but many health authorities support mandatory testing rather than voluntary counseling and testing. According to China Daily , the Chinese government... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malaysian City Mulls STD Screening for Foreign Masseuses

...newspaper reported that the proposal was made following the revelation that several foreign women working in massage parlors had tested positive for HIV. The policy would require masseuses to undergo blood tests every six months. "Foot massage... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Do I Start?

...Complementary and Alternative Therapies Some people believe they have stayed healthier because they use traditional healing practices, massage, acupuncture, herbs, or other therapies. It is difficult to get information on how well these... 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 »
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When Can I stop testing?

Posted by john00, 2 Replies
...massage(her in me without protectioin). I have also visited a call girl that perofrmed unprotected oral on me multiple times. I have tested since last massage at 7 months EIA negative and by PCR DNA negative. I have also had multiple other... Read more »

Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
...Hi, I am in China. Male 40yo. I went to a massage parlour and had sex there. I used a condom but I have been infected with herpes (primo infection). I have a lesion on the scrotum. 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 »

Is testing needed, no judgements please

Posted by smilingwil, 3 Replies
...activity. From 1994 to 2002 I use to seek out the company of "ladies of the night." You get my drift. Everything from high class, to massage parlors, to street walkers and even a few trips to SE Asia. All sex was hetrosexual. During this span I... Read more »