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Massaging someone Hiv+

Posted by Kingsean53, 2 Replies
I have a friend who recently tested positive for Hiv, as a friend I try my best to be there for him. Last week he asked me to apply some medication on his back. As a friend I said yes. However, he did not have any gloves, before I applied the cream... 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 on her underwear. then later put on my underwear and rubbed her vaginal... Read more »

Hiv from unsanitary lotion in non sexual massage

Posted by jackieole, 2 Replies
Hello. Can you catch Hiv from a non sexual massage. I went into a fairly nice spa and had a half hour massage. I noticed the lady (who was very nice) was using a jar of cream.. not a pumop bottle. I have had anxiety issues in the past and i noticed... Read more »

Simple massage

Posted by JimD, 2 Replies
Some time ago during a massage I was getting the person probed my rectum with his finger, shortly after that the massage ended. That was on a Sunday night. Friday morning which was 4.5 days later I woke up with a rash in the middle of my chest.... Read more »

Masturbation + Massage

Posted by Geek, 1 Reply
Hello everyone


I had a sensual massage in London one week ago. In the end the lady gave me a masturbation (handjob) with massage oil.

I didn't really know if she has cuts on her hand. But I think at least there's no bleeding wound cause she has been... Read more »
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Massage HIV Transmission

Hi,I am very nervous that I may have gotten HIV from performing a massage on someones calf msucle. The person had tight calves and I was helping them by using my forearm to massage his legs. He had some small cuts and scrapes from being in the...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-No there is no risk of HIV. Take care,LHW... Read more »

HIV Risk from Non-sexual Massage

I had a massage session in the DC area with a professional therapist. It was an Aromatherapy session at my hotel from a certified therapist. Nothing improper, massaging shoulders, arms, legs, back and very light rub to the chest. Never came close to...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-No, there is no risk for HIV transmission from the activities you describe. If you haven't tested in a few years and have been sexually active I would suggest testing, but not because of the circumstances you describe. Take care,LHW... Read more »

Massage parlour Visit & HIV, Stds Risk (Need Help!)

Hi Dr CordovaI just visited massage parlour yesterday. I am naked with condom on and she only wearing underwear. We hug and I kissed and I sucked her breast on her bed. She does perform oral for me with my condom on.I do French kiss too. I did touch...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Syphilis is transmitted via skin-to-skin contact. Using a condom reduces the likelihood of transmission, but does not eliminate it. HIV and other STD's such as Chlamydia and Gonorrhea are transmitted via bodily fluids. Using a condom... Read more »

HIV from Prostate Massage

I visited a women who gave me a massage and offered a prostate massage. Foolishly I accepted, she wore brand new latex gloves and used a massage oil, she massaged for about 5 minutes. It wasn't until afterward did I start to think that I could...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Massage, even a prostate massage, is not considered a risk for HIV transmission, assuming the skin on the probing finger is intact or ensheathed in latex. I should point out, however, "massage oil" could be incompatible with latex... 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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: "Direct Threat" to Spread HIV?

The American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia (ACLU) is asking Atlanta, on behalf of an HIV-positive massage therapist, to revise a 1984 ordinance requiring a health certificate stating massage therapy practitioners are free of communicable... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reasons for Not HIV Testing, Testing Intentions and Potential Use of an Over-the-Counter Rapid HIV Test in an Internet Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Have Never Tested for HIV

The correlates of the main reasons for not HIV testing, HIV testing intentions, and the potential use of an over-the-counter rapid HIV test (OTCRT) among men who have sex with men who have never tested for HIV (NTMSM) are unknown, the authors wrote.... Read more »