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transmission odds thru massage with some hand to genital contact

hello,i'd like to ask a question, i went to a massage parlor, where, after massaging me for about 25 mins, the lady started to fondle my genitals (using her hands on me), this must have lasted for about 15 second, when i realized what was going...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I can't tell you exactly what the odds are of HPV transmission through the contact you describe, but, at best, the odds are tiny. You should only be concerned about HPV transmission when you have direct genital contact with an infected area;... Read more »

what are the odds of getting hiv twice

what are the odds of getting a second hiv infection while on medications truveda,norvir and... Read more »

Worried for getting massage from sex worker

Hello. I hope you can answer my question so I can get some peace of mind.I Brought a sex worker... Read more »
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Benefits of Resistance Testing During Pregnancy The usefulness of resistance tests for HIV-positive pregnant women may outweigh their drawbacks. Resistance testing -- a way of measuring to which drugs a person's HIV is likely to be resistant -- is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Two- to Sixfold Decreased Odds of HIV Risk Behavior Associated With Use of Syringe Exchange

This community study of the San Jose, Calif. syringe exchange program (SEP) compared the HIV risk behavior of exchange clients with that of nonclients. The researchers followed a prospective cohort of 259 untreated injection drug users a mean of... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

Personal Perspective: Staying in the Game, Despite the Odds

I never lived the perfect life my family wanted. Ialways had bigger visions for myself even if theydidn't agree with me. And over the years I've dealtwith all the madness that life has put in front of me. When I was a teenager my brother found out... 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 »
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What are the odds that I will contract HIV from skin rashes/irritation?

Posted by Wesher11, 1 Reply
I had red rashes/skin irritation on my inner thighs and scrotum, and I had sex with this woman with condom, but I worried that her vaginal fluids got on my rashes on my inner thighs and scrotum, if she is HIV+ and the fluids get on my rashes, will I... 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 »

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?

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Odds of Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
What are the odds/chances of being infected with HIV from a one-time oral sex encounter? I am a male who received oral sex from another male whose status I did not know. That is my ONLY risk. It was something that I was curious about, but after... Read more »