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A 20-year-old male asked:

i got a tattoo 4 or 5 days ago, but a girl touched the tattoo with her hands, could i get an std?

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Dr. James Burns
Emergency Medicine 37 years experience
Highly doubt: Brief skin contact by what i assume was a clean hand should be no problem at all.

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Last updated Feb 20, 2014

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