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A 20-year-old female asked:

Should a guy wash his hands before putting on a condom. ir does clean hands not matter to prevent infection?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Weeks
Family Medicine 46 years experience
What infection?: If he has no infection on his skin, washing his hands before using a condom won't make any difference in your risk of getting most std's. If you are worried about skin infections, cold, flu, etc. Washing hands before any close contact could reduce risks of transmission.
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