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Concern about spreading of HIV virus from massage parlour - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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User :   hi
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User :   i have a problem regarding hiv
User :   a confusion
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please proceed with your query
User :   i have recently visited a massage parlour and i have been given massage by the girl
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please provide your age, gender and location.
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User :   First let me tell u that I am a male. The parlour girl massaged my neck then she massaged my mammary glandsshe also massaged my m
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User :   age 32 sex-M,
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User :   she massaged my mammary glands with her hands
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User :   now i came to know that the girls there also masturbates the clients visiting the parlour on the clients demand
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please proceed with your query
User :   my question is if the girl masturbated a previous client some traces of semen may remain in her hands and now when the girl is massaging my mammary glands that stain of semen may percolate through my mammary gland and I may contract HIV. This is my question
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i will need to ask you a few more questions. can i proceed?
User :   yes
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was the massage parlour hygienic?
User :   cant tell
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usually the staff is supposed to be maintaining cleanliness
User :   possibly no
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so if it is so
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and she has washed her hands with soap and water
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there is no chance of you getting the virus
User :   if she has not washed
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the HIV virus is present in all body fluids
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and so any exchange of body fluids will lead to infection
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body fluids can be saliva, semen or vaginal discharge, blood, an XXXXXXXX tears.
User :   please tell me that how long the virus can remain alive in open air i.e in a semen stain in someone's hand
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so if you have come in contact with any of these, you will be at risk of getting infected.
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normally the virus dies within minutes if outside the body and room temperature
User :   please tell me the approximate duration i.e. how many minutes or seconds
Doctor :   approximately one-two minute in room temperature if it is outside
User :   to put it precisely for how long the virus within a semen stain in the hand will remain alive
Doctor :   but if it is in a drop of blood or semen, it can be alive for about 20 minutes.
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once the drop of blood or semen gets dry, the virus also dies.
User :   in my case what will be the duration
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and it will affect you if you are having broken skin for the virus to enter.
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was the hands of that girl moist when she came to massage you?
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or was it dry?
User :   i think it was dry
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and what was the approximate duration between the previous massage she did and your massage, in case her hands were still moist with semen?
User :   the girl also told me that she wash her hands with water after such masturbation
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if they were dry, then no need to worry. as the virus would have been dead
User :   5 minutes
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and moreover, if she has washed with soap, then chances are almost nil.
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but you should be careful in attending parlors that are well maintained and hygienic.
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and with staff maintaining proper cleanliness
User :   can virus enter through my mammary gland
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and good hygienic habits.
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if your mammary gland area was having any skin breaks, and the girls hands being wet with semen, then yes, you would probably have got the infection already.
User :   but i have got no skin breaks in that area
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then you don't need to worry if the girls hands were without traces of semen or any other bodyfluid
User :   no if the girls hand is wet and if my mammary gland does not have any skin break then what happens
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however, if you are still in doubt, then you get a blood test done approximately after three months, which will confirm or reject the possible infection
Doctor :   if the girls hand is wet with traces of semen or any other bodyfluid, and if my mammary gland does not have any skin break, then also you do not need to worry ad the virus needs to get in through any kind of skin break

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be it abrasion, or a cut
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if the girls hand is wet with traces of semen or any other bodyfluid, and if your mammary gland does not have any skin break, then also you do not need to worry ad the virus needs to get in through any kind of skin break; be it abrasion, or a cut
User :   can the virus get through a normal mammary gland as i have heard that mammary gland has some pores in it please comment
User :   please dont get angry by my detailed questioning as i am very much anxious
Doctor :   i have told you earlier that HIV virus spreads through exchange of body fluids will lead to infection. Body fluids can be saliva, semen or vaginal discharge, blood, and even tears. and if you have come in contact with any of these, or through a cut you will be at risk of getting infected.
User :   please comment on the issue that duration between previous massage and my massage is 5 minutes. Can the virus remain alive in all these 5 minutes
Doctor :   if she has washed the hands properly with soap, or spirit, then it will not remain alive
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if her hands are dry even with dry semen on it, the virus will be dead.
User :   how long the semen takes to get dry in the hand
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and HIV virus is known to be present in breastmilk, so transmission is through breast milk to baby from the mother.
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it depends if she has wiped it wel then 3-5 minutes
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if it is left open without wiping, then may be upto 20 minutes.
User :   she has wiped it out
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ok
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and if your nipples are cracked or having any cut or abrasion, then the virus will transmit
User :   does men have nipples
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otherwise it does not get transmited through nipple pores.
User :   my nipples are not having any cut or abrasion
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yes nipples are present for males also, over the mammary gland.
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User :   that means u are trying to tell that virus cannot enter through normal uncut mammaryglands or nipples of men
Doctor :   are you back into the chat window?
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yes it will not enter through normal uncut mammary glands or nipples of men which are not producing milk.
User :   so even if the girl carries semen stain in her hand and touched my mammary gland then also the virus cannot get transmitted
Doctor :   if the girl is having dry semen in her hands (completely dry) then it will not get transmitted as the virus will be dead.
Doctor :   her hand needs to be dry for atleast 5 minutes
User :   even if she carries wet semen the virus will not be transmitted as my mammary gland is uncut . is it so
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if her hand is wet, with the semen on it, and if your nipples are not cut it will not unless you too are having any secretion coming out of the breast.
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if there any secretion coming out of your nipple pores, and the virus happens to come in contact, then yes it will get transmitted through the pores to you.
Doctor :   as the virus will find a body fluid medium to enter
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have you followed what i have said?
User :   yes but do men secrete from mammary glands
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yes sometimes they do in condition where the female hormones become in excess to male hormones in them.
User :   in my case is it possible
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or with certain medication use also some men will secrete
User :   i mean to say is secretion rare or frequent in men
Doctor :   are your nipples secreting any fluid?
User :   i am not undergoing any medication aat the time of going to the parlour
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are you on any medications?
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User :   i have also not found myself secreting any time
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are your nipples secreting any fluid? or were your nipples secreting any fluid at the time of massage and the contact period?
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then no need to worry
User :   no no
User :   how do i know that i am secreting is there any signal
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however, if you are still in doubt, then you get a blood test done approximately after three months of the contact, which will confirm or reject the possible infection with HIV in you
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if you are secreting any fluid it will be visible when you put pressure on the nipples trying to squeeze it. and it will be visible
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have you followed what i have said?
User :   it will be colourless fluid or what
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may i ask you is there any secretion from your nipples?
User :   no no
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User :   the girl told me that she also dislikes to masturbate and she washes her hands with hot water after masturbating
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so if she has already washed her hands with hot water and wiped before touching you, then there will not be chance of spreading the virus. as i have told you previously that it will go on washing and will be dead in dry conditions.
Doctor :   also you have told earlier that your nipples are not having any cuts or abrasions
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so again the chances get nil of transmission.
User :   doctor the incident happened on 7th oct 2009 how long i have to wait to get a blood test done
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you can go for the test after Jan 10th 2010
User :   so long
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if youare suspecting infection
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the incubation period for the virus to be able to be detected is three months.
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before this time even if it is present, the test will come as negative
User :   but how can i wait for these three long months with this life threatening fear
User :   is there any other tests which detects in a shorter period of time
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no
User :   doctor may i know from which country u are and from which city
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we are from India,
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