scaredy cat
Hi! Thanks for your service and help and sorry for my maybe bad englisch 😉

Following "Risk"

I recieved a normal massage in an official massage studio. After 1 hour of full body massage the therapist lady asked me if I want a handjob, I was quite confused but said yes. She was completely clothed, just hands and arms were free and I didn't touch her. Now I'm very sorry for HIV or STI's ... I read through many articels on your site so there should be no risk but it's not the same to read something as to read the answer on my own question ... Sorry for that .... All the best for you an thx!!!!!
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helpline-volunteer
Hi there,

Thank you for your inquiry. From what we gather from the question, you were asking about the possibility of HIV transmission after receiving a handjob. From the information given, this scenario is determined to be No Risk (Transmission of HIV is not possible in the given scenario).

For HIV transmission to be possible, three components must be met (see below).

Helpline Transmission Equation .jpg 

HIV transmission requires the presence of HIV positive fluid (such as semen, vaginal fluid, pre-cum, rectal fluid, breastmilk, etc), coupled with a High, Low, or Negligible Risk activity, that provides the virus with direct access to the bloodstream.

Since there has been no High Risk activity, no exchange of fluids, and no direct access to the bloodstream, this scenario is determined to be No Risk.

Recommendation: No need for HIV test with the scenario provided, refer to a healthcare professional for other health related questions.

Regards,

AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online, Ashley 

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