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kiss and lapdancing may cause hiv transmit?

Question: 

hi dr
i had lap dancing with a girl and ofcoursr i was wearning under wear and panties but my pre cum wet got out of it . and she kissed my closed lips with her closed lips but i felt its salvia wet on my lips.
please let me know . is there anu risk of hiv transmit in this case
thanks

Answer: 

Hi there, and thanks a lot for contacting the AIDS Vancouver Helpline for you HIV/AIDS related health information.

It sounds like you are concerned about your risk of HIV transmission after having received a lap dance with your clothing on.

Kissing and lap dances are considered No Risk activities. Here are some of the reasons why:

  • HIV is a Human-to-Human virus. It cannot be transmitted to you by an object or an article of clothing.

  • HIV needs a human host to survive. Once HIV is outside of the body and exposed to oxygen it can no longer transmit. Any bodily fluids where outside of the body, exposed to oxygen and could not transmit HIV to you.

  • Saliva has an enzyme that inhibits the transmission of HIV.

  • HIV needs direct access to your bloodstream in order to transmit. There was no direct access to your bloodstream.

I would encourage you to check out the following resources about HIV:

Thank you for contacting the AIDS Vancouver Helpline.

Hilary

AIDS Vancouver Helpline/Online

helpline.aidsvancouver.org