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Massage Could I Have HIV

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Massage Oil + HIV-One cudnt get any loony than this..

Hey doc..I guess one could never get more paranoid then this..I had a massage couple of weeks ago..I m sure u can figure out what kind of massage was that...the lady used oil from a container..hands were clean,no wound etc. She s not a sex worker ,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,So you went to a masseuse who massaged your throbbing tallywhacker "for a price" but she is "NOT a sex worker"???? Hmm. OK dude, if you say so, I'll believe you. (Millions Read more »

massage and HIV

Hi,I have been to different massage parlors from the last 2-3 months and every time the girls... 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 »
Articles
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... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

HIV-Positive Woman Gets Her Massage Therapy License, but Investigation of Los Angeles Police Commission Continues

...After making a living in social work, I thought that a new career in the massage profession would be relatively stress-free. Boy, was I ever in for a rude awakening! The massage profession is regarded very Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

...herbal preparations used for depression that include St. Johns wort should not be taken with some HIV medications. Meditation, massage, yoga, breathing, and relaxation exercises are all alternative therapies that may help you feel better.... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...narcotics may be considered. Other treatments can include: Topical lidocaine patch called Lidoderm Acupuncture, massage, yoga, hypnosis, and meditation A visit to the podiatrist to discuss how to care for your feet and whatshoes... 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 »

Thought I should share this

Posted by capri75, 3 Replies
...healed or it's true that they have done so. I would appreciate if there is anyone out there who has been completely cured from HIV or knows someone who has. Can they please come forward and maybe I can also give it a shot. Its a holistic therapy... Read more »

how did u get hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...tested after 5 months and i am negative. i have read many posts of people thinking they have or may have hiv from kissing to massage to unprotected sex and most all of these people find out that they do not have it after getting tested. i would... Read more »

HIV-2?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...heard that the HIV-1 test can also detect HIV-2 about 50% of the time. Is that true? I had protected sex with a girl in a massage parlor who said she was from New York. There are a bunch of HIV-2 cases in New York. I tested negative for HIV-1... Read more »