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Do I place in the risk?

Question: 

Hello The HIV Helpline,

Please, answer this question.. I am very concerned about my scenario.. So, I can not sleep every day... I am from other country and went to the strip club 3 weeks ago. I got a lap dance at the club as I was wearing short pants and long sleeve t-shirts. While she was dancing, Her pussy touched my knee twice for seconds. Fortunately, I did not have any cuts of blooding on my knee and she put her nipple into my mouse only once. But, my below lip was cracked (like a blood clot Not blooding) with applying chapstick.. Just in case, I tested Oraquick 2 days ago (after 20days) which was negative.. But, I am still concerned about the scenario... Do I place in the risk?
Please, answer my question.. Thank you for reading my answer.

Best Regards.

Answer: 

Hello,

Thank you for your inquiry. From what we gather from the question, you were asking about the risk of HIV transmission through contact of your cracked lip with a woman's nipple. From the information given, this scenario is determined to be No Risk (transmission of HIV is not possible in the given scenario).

The scenario mentioned above does not meet the three components of the Transmission Equation because the activity described does not provide access of a HIV-containing fluid to your bloodstream. Also, since the woman was not described to be lactating and producing breast milk (which could contain the HIV virus), there is no HIV-containing bodily fluid involved, thus further reducing the risk (1).

Recommendation: No need for an HIV test with the scenario provided, refer to a physician for other health related questions.

Regards,

AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online, Marie