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Lap Dance And HIV Transmission Risk

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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 »

HIV RISK TO LAP DANCERS/STRIPPERS! (RISK TO EXOTIC DANCERS)

I have been an exotic dancers for about 8 years. I am a full-time student (Biology major) and I... Read more »

LAP DANCERS HIV RISK FROM CUSTOMER

I have not seen any information regarding the STD, Specifically HIV infection, risk to the exotic... Read more »
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HIV Testing 101

...Oral Sex (In general) Oral Sex (On a Woman) Oral Sex (Receptive vs. Insertive) Protected Sex With Pos Boyfriend Rimming Risk of HIV Transmission Sex Toys Sexual Intercourse (Protected) Transgender (F to M) Transgender (M to F) Vaginal... Read more »
The Body

Telling Others You Have HIV

...Oral Sex (In general) Oral Sex (On a Woman) Oral Sex (Receptive vs. Insertive) Protected Sex With Pos Boyfriend Rimming Risk of HIV Transmission Sex Toys Sexual Intercourse (Protected) Transgender (F to M) Transgender (M to F) Vaginal... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...of Contents Older Women: An Overlooked Group Calling Attention to Transmission and Prevention Getting Tested for HIV HIV began mostly as a disease of young men, but today the epidemic impactspeople of all ages, including older... Read more »
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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 »

Please help

Posted by Anon1984, 5 Replies
...I recently went to a strip club on a holiday to Spain, the lap dancer stripped which included touching her genitals, she then proceeded to dance for me and toward the end reached her hands up my 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 »

Are There Risks in Receiving Lap Dances?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Do any of you think that lap dances are risky? Say the man is clothed and the dancer is wearing a very skimpy g-string? Is it possible for her fluids to soak down beneath the man's pants? IS it even posisble for Read more »