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Risk Of Lap Dancing

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

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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 much more about sexual and non-sexual HIV... Read more »

Exotic Dancers - Lap Dancing Low Risk, do I need to be tested?

Question 1:I recently went to a closed door party at a local nightclub. I was treated to a lap... Read more »

Stripper Health Safety - Myth v. Reality

Dear Dr. Frascino,I am a newly minted stripper and had a few questions concerning strip club health... Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...activity, people have reportedlybecome infected with HIV in this way. A number of studies have tried todetermine the exact level of risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...don't have sex, many senior women aresexually active and some are injection-drug users. Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

It is safest to use a new, sterile syringe and equipment (including cotton, filters, caps, spoons, cookers and alcohol swabs) every time you inject. You can get new syringes in exchange for used ones at needle exchange programs or you can... Read more »
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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 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 Read more »

PEP Question

Posted by agny, 1 Reply
WEll from the incident i already mentioned I went to the emergency room to get a prescription for PEP. They didn't favor the idea becasue of all the side effects. Just a question about the prescription. They gave me three: Indinavir Sulfate: every... Read more »

plz help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...he came he whacked his dick on the cum and a drop got into my right eye. I try to be so safe and this happens. Am I at a high risk? I have no other cuts or anything and my eyes seem normal. Plz this is true and I need some advice. Is it true... Read more »