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Risk Of Massage

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risk during erotic massage

Hi Dr Robert,I'm a worried...Recently I have visited an erotic massage salon. Before beginning the massage we took a shower together. The masseuse was naked and washed me, because it was my first time I didn't wash her. She used a different towel...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi F,Your fears are unwarranted. Your HIV-acquisition risk from your rub-and-tug happy-ending massage is nonexistent. HIV testing is not warranted.Donation information for The Robert James Read more »

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... Read more »

Male spa massage risk

Hi Dr, I am a young slightly curious guy and feel very ashamed of going to a male beauty spa. Its... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

...fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Sexual Activities

...transmitted diseases . Lubricant Use of lubricants can make sexual penetration more comfortable and may also help reduce the risk of condom breakage during sex. With latex condoms, however, be sure to use a water-based lubricant. Do not use... Read more »
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Hiv Risk? Please help.. I'm afraid

Posted by stupidbill13, 2 Replies
...Hello.. I have an Hiv Risk question i was wondering if you could answer.. Okay... I went to a Massage place and got a full body massage.. I did NOT engage Read more »

Please assess my real risk

Posted by jambo, 2 Replies
...got turned upside when I started attempting to insert. Then it would have fresh vaginal secretions and I would have greater risks due the uncircumcised penis. She tried to put her tongue into my mouth but I tried not to part my lips. Maybe... Read more »

Simple massage

Posted by JimD, 2 Replies
...into a sinus infection. The infection was treated with antibiotics and cleared up. I have read that this carries a very low risk, I also have read that ars starts between 2 to 4 weeks. I have spoke to the person since then and he claims to be... Read more »

Could I still be negative???

Posted by sean1978, 2 Replies
...I am a gay male who tested negative in september about one month ago. I have not done anything really high risk in about 10 months. I was on vacation last week and I got a full release massage from a therapist in a resort. I am worried Read more »