Please give your clarification!
Jan 23, 2012
First of all congratulations for your attempt to help all the people that are worried about HIV. I will try to be as clear as possible. It was before a week that I went on a strip club. I didnt come in sexual contact with any of the strippers but there is an incident that is keeping worrying me. I kissed the hand of one stripper that it was wet and my lips inevitably touched this moisture. Minutes later I realized that the girl was the one who had made a "show" with ice cubes and a dildo insertion so I am convinced that the moisture on her hands was from water and vaginal fluids or semen from other clients of the club. In addition I had a mouth ulceration that night. After kissing her hand I immediately drunk some alcohol (whiskey). Is there any possibility for me to have contracted any virus like HIV by only kissing wet hand that probably had vaginal fluid on it? I also have sore throat after 3 days of the incident and yet mouth ulcer and bad breath. Should I pay attention to it? May I have to do a test for HIV? Please answer me because I am obsessed that I have contracted something. I would be really thankful if you can identify my risk. With regards !
Response from Dr. Hightow-Weidman
Hello- No your risk for HIV in the incident you describe is very very low. I would not worry. If you find you can't get over this, I would encourage testing just to reassure you. I am sure the test will be negative. Take care,
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