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Can AIDS Be Transmitted Through Lap Dancing

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HIV from a Lap Dance?

Is is possible to get HIV from a lap dance, where a stipper "grinds" her body against yours. While I realize that we both are clothed, I'm concerned given the close contact of both of our mid sections....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Put very simply, I am not aware of any cases of HIV being transmitted through a lap dance of any type. It is extremely important that you do not convince yourself that you have HIV, based on theoretical possibilities,... Read more »

HIV and Syphilis from a lap dance

I am confused about HIV and Syphilis co-infection. 1 month ago I had a lap dance. No protection was... Read more »

Lap dance at strip club

Dear Sir, I had a very small cut above my right lip while shaving. After around 7 hours (wound... Read more »
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Are Lap Dances Harmless? Is Testing Needed?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi. I am wondering whether lap dances, where a woman wearing a thong, t back, or g-string, rubs her self, including at times her genitals, against a clothed customer, whether or not that is risky for HIV or other STDs? I thought that if they were... Read more »

first and last lap dance of my lifetime

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
3 weeks ago I went to a strip bar with my friends, being my first time, friends bought me a lap dance. During the dance, I sucked on her nipples for few seconds, kissed her ears by the ear ring (not dry) and finally she slipped her tongue into my... Read more »

Lap Dances

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was in New Zeland recently and went for a lap dance. All the while during the dance I had my clothes on and she was naked. The thing that worries me is that at one point of time I could feel the vagina of the girl on the shaft of my penis through... Read more »

Lap Dance

Posted by vworried123, 2 Replies
I am worried. For some stupid reason I had a private lap dance on Holiday and I got just a bit more. I flicked my tongue over her breast and nipple for about a second, kissed her skin, and licked quickly up her bum crack twice totally a few seconds.... Read more »