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Should I Get Tested After 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 Frascino AIDS Foundation can be found on the foundation's... Read more »

Overexcited Sex worker !!!

Hi Doc Bob,After my 30 days "possible" exposure from unproctected insertive vaginal sex from a part... Read more »

gay massage parlor please answer!

Hey Dr BobI have a question concerning risk. I know what I did was stupid and I need to be tested... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China Daily Examines HIV Testing Strategies Among High-Risk Groups

...mandatory HIV tests should be used only for pregnant women and blood and sperm donors, but many health authorities support mandatory testing rather than voluntary counseling and testing. According to China Daily , the Chinese government... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...depression in men. The test should be done in the morning. If you are of African or Mediterranean background, you might be tested for low levels of the enzyme G6PD. This could cause severe anemia if you take certain drugs. Vaccinations ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How Do I Start?

...Complementary and Alternative Therapies Some people believe they have stayed healthier because they use traditional healing practices, massage, acupuncture, herbs, or other therapies. It is difficult to get information on how well these... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malaysian City Mulls STD Screening for Foreign Masseuses

...newspaper reported that the proposal was made following the revelation that several foreign women working in massage parlors had tested positive for HIV. The policy would require masseuses to undergo blood tests every six months. "Foot massage... Read more »
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When Can I stop testing?

Posted by john00, 2 Replies
...massage(her in me without protectioin). I have also visited a call girl that perofrmed unprotected oral on me multiple times. I have tested since last massage at 7 months EIA negative and by PCR DNA negative. I have also had multiple other... Read more »

Is testing needed, no judgements please

Posted by smilingwil, 3 Replies
...activity. From 1994 to 2002 I use to seek out the company of "ladies of the night." You get my drift. Everything from high class, to massage parlors, to street walkers and even a few trips to SE Asia. All sex was hetrosexual. During this span I... Read more »

body aches, I hate this

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...concerned about these body aches that I still have after about 6 months after protected sex with a woman in a massage parlor. I got tested at 1 month and 3 months (both negative) and got a viral load test done at about 2 months (negative). ... Read more »

Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I didn't want my doctor to know about my mistake so I have been tested at the state health department and have no idea what testing method they use. Read more »