Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Do People Catch HIV From Lap Dance

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

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 got it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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?" No. Lap dancing is also not considered a risk for HIV transmission. You can... Read more »

Stripper Lap dance nude

Hey man I really have a great respect for you and the work you do to help people here on the forum... Read more »

still worry about lap dance

Hello dr.Bob.How are you doing these days?I hope you doing well.Even though I completly dissagree... Read more »
Articles
The Body

HIV Testing 101

...listing of overviews, news and research articles . If you'd like to get tested for HIV, talk to your doctor or call a local HIV/AIDS hotline or HIV organization to find out about trustworthy places you can go for testing. If you live in the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

... How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Other Health Problems Are Common? Mental Problems Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part I: Treatments for Fat Gain

...triglycerides. Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted and potentially unhealthy changes in HIV+ people including: Body shape changes Lipohypertrophy: Fat gain in... Read more »
Connect With Others

first and last lap dance of my lifetime

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...this woman's status, if blood was present in the kiss or not, I am petrified now. I am constantly in the fear of contracting HIV. I intend to get tested at 3 months but this wait seems eternal and even then I won't have the courage to test. I am... Read more »

Lap Dance, HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...again but I think I remember putting my arms over my crotch and lap so she wouldn't contact my semen. Is it possible I could get HIV infected tis way, since I did come fully? The semen left a wet spot on my jeans. If from her grinding, she had... Read more »

Are Lap Dances Harmless? Is Testing Needed?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 risky they would be outlawed, but then I read on the Net that several... 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 Read more »