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HIV Risk from a stripper ?


Good afternoon

I (man), have been in a table dance. A stripper was naked on me, I was dressed. I touched her on the body and on her breasts, not on her vagina. I was so excited that I have briefly masturbated my penis in my pants. Unfortunately, I did not look at my hand with whom i masturbating me. If blood from a wound from the body of the stripper had stuck to my hand and was transferred to my penis through my hand, could there be an HIV risk for me if the lady were HIV positive ???

Thanks for your assessment



Thank you for your inquiry. From what we gather from the question, you were asking about your risk of HIV acquisition through body, to hand, to penis contact.

From the information given, this scenario is determined to be No risk (transmission of HIV is not possible in the given scenario). In the scenario described, neither you nor the female you had contact with had an encounter that would involve a transfer of fluid directly to the bloodstream. If you had come into contact with fresh blood that was on the individuals body, and subsequently masturbated, there remains to be No Risk due to the exposure of possibly HIV positive fluid to air outside of the body. HIV is an extremely fragile virus, and becomes rapidly reduced in concentration and rendered inactive outside of the host, making it extremely unlikely to transmit (1).

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

All the best, AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online, Cody