[Question #6476] Std/STI from stripper

13 months ago
I went to a strip club and had lap dances done.  Never removed my clothes.  I rubbed the girl's genital areas with my hands. I went to the washroom after to urinate, touched my penis to shake off.  I went home, 20 min walk and took a shower.  After showering and drying off, I masturbated.  What are my risks of getting an STD/STI from this experience  Can I pass to my wife.?  She is 55 years old and not vaccinated.  This happened about 3 weeks ago.  Maybe its just my anxiety getting the best of me but I am now feeling discomfort over prostate region and sometimes in the penis. No pain with urination, or discharge or smell. Thank you
Edward W. Hook M.D.
Edward W. Hook M.D.
13 months ago

I'm sorry that you continue to worry about this episode. this is your 3rd question in the past two weeks regarding these events.  My last reply to you started with this statement "Welcome back to the Forum although I'm sorry that you continue to worry about this event.  In my earlier reply I said "Your rubbing the exotic dancer's genital area with your hands, nor later touching you penis with the same hands has not put you at risk for HPV."  I also told you that the activities that you described would not put your unvaccinated wife at any risk.  These answers to this rather repetitive question, unless I missed something, are unchanged- this was a no risk event.  No risk to you, no risk to your wife.  no need for testing."  I also told you that repetitive questions would be closed without a response and return of your posting fee.  The events you describe were no risk events and prostate discomfort, as well as occasional abnormal feelings of the penis are far more likely to reflect a state of hyper-awareness than suggestive of an STI.  The symptoms you describe are in no way suggestive for STI. 

This will be the only response to this questions which will be closed shortly.  EWH

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