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From the Institute for Integrative Healthcare

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The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) attacks and disables the body's immune system, it results in acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) which leaves a person vulnerable to many other diseases which are not usually a threat to healthy individuals.


Massage can be given to a person with HIV/AIDS as long as the massage therapist is healthy and poses no risk of spreading a secondary infection to the client. Universal precautions should be used in the cases where open sores or bleeding occurs.

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