[Question #5100] Risk of Exposure

23 months ago
Hello Doctors,

At a strip club a stripper put my penis between her breasts for 10-15 seconds before I pulled away.  Also she touched my penis with her hand for 30 seconds or so then I pulled away.  Further she licked my very thin boxers once.  She then masturbated me with her hand on top of my boxers.  This encounter happened over a year ago.

As far as I can understand from reading all the info of other people’s questions this seems like a zero risk encounter.

The one thing that keeps sticking in my mind is that this stripper would have been doing the same thing to others and would that tip the scales on making this more of a risk?

What risk if any for HSV, HPV, or any other STD/STI would there be from this encounter?

Thanks.


Edward W. Hook M.D.
Edward W. Hook M.D.
23 months ago
Welcome to our Forum. Thanks for taking the time to review out interactions with other clients.  Part of our goal here is to provide accessible information so that folks can learn from out interactions with others.  Your review has paid off and your analysis is correct. The events that you describe were no risk events.  In general masturbation and receipt of masturbation from another person  are no risk events for STIs, including HIV.  STI transmission from person to person by transfer of infection does not occur, even when there may be infected genital secretions on the person's hands.  Further and relevant to the events you describe, STIs are not transmitted through material, even when the material is thin and even when the material may be wet with genital secretions - still no transmission.  Thus for the events you describe, there is no reason for concern and no reason for STI test of any sort.

I hope this information is helpful to you.  EWH
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23 months ago
Thanks very helpful.  

Would there be any risk of HPV transmission?

Something that confuses me from other data sources is that HPV can be spread through skin to skin contact.  However, does that only mean genital to genital skin contact?
Edward W. Hook M.D.
Edward W. Hook M.D.
23 months ago
HPV is spread by direct genital skin to skin contact.  I would not worry about HPV from the encounter you have described.  EWH---