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Offline inshock

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Male Massage Risk
« on: October 14, 2014, 10:53:07 PM »
First-Thank you very much for being here and responding to my question. I am very scared and need to know my risk please.

A little over two weeks ago, I got a male massage. After a while, the guy was naked and I was on my stomach. He got on top and starting rubbing against me, but at NO time was there any penetration. I told him I was uncomfortable with this and he got on his feet. He then inserted his finger into my anus for a prostate massage. I asked him if he had any cuts on his fingers and he said absolutely not.

After that, I got very nervous and read up on ARS symptoms. I felt fine until day 12 when I got some mild diarrhea and felt flush in my face. There was no fever at any time. I felt fine on day 13. On day 14, I took an Oraquick rapid swab test and was negative (I know this is too early). It is now day 16 and I feel great...just very worried.

Would you please advise my risk assuming the guy who gave me the massage was poz?

Thanks Again.

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Re: Male Massage Risk
« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2014, 11:01:48 PM »
Nothing you mention is a risk for HIV infection.  We always assume that any partner is HIV positive when we provide assessments.  If this is your only concern, you are fine as you never had a risk and you do not need to test over this incident.

The risk factors for HIV are ...

Sharing IV drug needles immediately after use.
Unprotected anal and vaginal sex.
Mother to child during or shortly after birth.
Very specific health care situations.

Use condoms for vaginal and anal sex consistently and correctly and you will avoid HIV infection, it is that simple.


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Re: Male Massage Risk
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2014, 08:13:22 AM »
Dear Joe-Thank you very much for your reply. It is a huge relief. The fact that I had diarrhea and a flushed face threw a scare into me. Your timely reply is very much appreciated!
Thanks Again,

Offline Joe K

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Re: Male Massage Risk
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2014, 08:32:59 AM »
You are most welcome.


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Re: Male Massage Risk
« Reply #4 on: October 19, 2014, 10:44:19 AM »
Hi-My apologies to all the brave people living with HIV and I sincerely do not want to offend anyone. I just got notice that I will need to get my blood tested for insurance and I have not tested positive.

I got a male massage abt three weeks ago and was told there was no need for concern as the guy was on top rubbing me, but there was NO penetration. He did insert his fingers and massaged my prostate. He said there were no cuts on his fingers-but I did not think to check them at the time. At 12 days I got mild diarrhea and my face was flushed. There was no fever.  On day 14 I tested with the Oraquick swab home kit and was neg. I feel fine now-just worried.

I need some help when I test again-I do not have the strength to do it alone again. How would I find an HIV counselor in Southern Calif please??

Thank You for reading this.



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Re: Male Massage Risk
« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2014, 10:56:26 AM »
Please only post in this one thread no matter how long since your last forum visit or the subject matter . You can go to your profile and select show own post and it will take you here.

You have not a risk for HIV and do not need to test over this specific incident . HIV and std testing is something all sexually active people need to do so if you have a fear of testing please tell her doctor and they can recommend counseling .

There are MANY places in Southern California to test for HIV so use Google for testing in your area or try this tool ... http://directory.poz.com/



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