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Extremly worried about strip club encounter.

Question: 

I was fingering a stripper and I had cuts on my finger however I'm not sure if they were bleeding or not. I also was sucking on her tit and I'm not aware if anything came out of her nipple or not. I'm super worried about this.

Answer: 

Hello,

Thank you for your inquiry. From what we gather from the question, you were asking about the risk of acquisition of HIV from fingering (while having cuts on your finger) and oral stimulation of breasts. From the information given, this scenario is determined to be Negligible Risk . The practices assigned to this risk level present a potential for HIV transmission because they do involve the exchange of body fluids. However, there has never been a confirmed report.

In order to contract HIV the following conditions must be met: There must be HIV present in a bodily fluid. The five bodily fluids that carry the HIV virus include: blood, semen (including pre-ejaculate), vaginal fluids, breast milk, and rectal secretions. The bodily fluid containing HIV must have direct access to the bloodstream. This can be through cuts, tears, rips, mucous membranes, open sores, or needles. Transmission occurs through a risky activity in which the first two conditions are met. For example: condom less sex, sharing needles, unsafe tattoos or piercings, vertical transmission–from mother to child (in utero, during delivery, breastfeeding).

The above mentioned scenario possess a negligible risk because even though vaginal fluids have the potential to carry HIV, transmission can only occur if the contaminated blood gets in contact with fresh broken skin, wounds, or mucous membranes. Assuming that the lady was not lactating it does not carry a potential risk for HIV transmission.

Recommendation: There are no evidence or no documented cases of transmission refer to Physician for more personalized answers.

Regards, AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online (Vardah)