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Do People Catch AIDS From Fingering Stripper

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Female Stripper- HIV risk from poles & lap dances?

I'm a stripper & many dancers worry about catching stds from sitting on chairs, etc. There were even rumors of airborne hepatitis and an entire strip club in Texas that closed because dancers caught Hep from being fingered (supposedly they...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Hepatitis is not an airborne virus. Period.As for HIV, we've been intensely studying this virus for over a quarter of a century. The routes of transmission are very well known. Can pole dancers contract HIV from "dancing on pole?"... Read more »

Question re: catching Hepatitus C from cutting finger

My questions concerns the transmission of Hepatitus C by cutting ones finger. I was using a... Read more »

Catch std from stripper pole?

Hi, I do not sleep around and I am a stripper and in college. Recently it came to my attention how... Read more »
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FINGER with DEEP CUT, PLEASE HELP PEOPLE<

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
HELLO PEOPLE,

I have been STRESSING out BIGTIME over the last month over a possible exposure in January (3rd to be exact).

I cut my finger with glass the night before this incident and it resulted in a very deep cut. The cut stopped bleeding the... Read more »

stripper was hiv positive,,:(((

Posted by worriedman777, 1 Reply
hi
stipper was hiv+ later i came to know:(((((

32 days before i went to a strip club,there i went to private room.
In there the striper mausterbated me with her hands,those hands were wet with the vaginal fluid.
she also massage my penis tip... Read more »

Biting Stripper

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Oh I know this is ridiculous. but I can't shake it. So I hpe to get an answer from someone with real HIV knowledge. Is there any way to get infected from a bite, this stripper was giving me a lap dance, and then she friggin bit me pretty damn... Read more »

Can I catch HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection.

I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think... Read more »