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What Is The Risk Of Getting HIV From 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 »

Ear Licking = HIV risk

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

...bleach is in contact with what's being cleaned for at least 2 minutes. This is different from the usual guidelines for killing HIV. The Hepatitis viruses are hardier than HIV, and therefore more difficult to destroy. It has not been proven that... Read more »
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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 »
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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 »

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 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 Read more »

Fingering a Risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...gotten HIV through my moouth this way. I chose not to tell my wife because of what I assume is low risk.. much lower than the risk of telling at this point... but the guilt is killing me. Am I (and how her) at risk? Please respond Read more »