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Sensual Massage Do I Need To Get Tested For AIDS

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I just had sensual massage could I be at risk?

I just had it cause it was a gift from my partner and had no idea Regarding this type of massage, so I just went with the flow of the situation, this male pumped me like 4times then my partner stopped him and asked him to wear a condom, after awhile...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Anytime you have unprotected penetrative sex without a condom, you are at risk. Fortunately, it would be unlikely for transmission to occur from such a brief episode of unprotected sex. The HIV virus can be transmitted via breast milk. It... Read more »

testicular pain after sensual massage

After scouring the Internet and this forum, I'm having difficulties solving my dilemma. I had... Read more »

Ethics of AIDS disclosure for massage therapists

What is your opinion about Massage Therapists disclosing the fact that they have AIDS to their... Read more »
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Beijing Gay Venues Join AIDS Intervention Campaign

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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 »

Need a Massage Therapist?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, my name is Rhiannon and I am a Certified Massage Therapist living in Pasadena, California. I am interested in becoming employed for an organization in need of a Massage Therapist for paitents diagnosed with HIV and have a need for caring,... Read more »

Massaging someone Hiv+

Posted by Kingsean53, 1 Reply
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 therapy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I would like to hear if anyone has tried any kind of massage therapy for aids related symptoms. My roommate is positive and seems to enjoy a full body massage every night. I believe it helps relax the muscles and thus makes for a more comfortable... Read more »