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HIV transmission risk from massage

Hi there,
I am very worried after a possible HIV exposure in Thailand where I am on holiday at the moment. I received a sports massage (female to female non sexual) at a Thai massage parlour. I had been doing a lot of sit-ups that day and had developed a friction burn on my buttocks. I didn't notice any blood but it stung a lot in the shower. I asked the masseuse not to touch it but I know she touched it twice - once with her fingers and another with her arms as she massaged. I didn't notice her to be visit bleeding but did notice that she had what looked like acne scars on her arms.
7 days later I experienced one night of headache and body aches followed by a pretty bad diarrhea which I have had for over 24 hours and is still on-going.
Am I at risk? Any response appreciated, thank you.
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replied April 7th, 2015
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

Its unlikely that you were infected with HIV in specific. If you are worried you can ask your doctor to get tested. Initially a fourth-generation test that identifies the viral protein HIV-1 p24 antigen. If positive, an immunoassay that differentiates HIV-1 from HIV-2 antibodies should be done.

wishing you best of health


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