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A 41-year-old male asked:

Got a back massage. there are some non bleeding pimples and nevuses.i noticed 2 little maybe 1 mm scratches on his hand.there was cloth on them and were not bleeding.i checked my back there was no bleeding pimple.am i under risk for hiv or hcv?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
No: HIV or HCV transmission is not possible in above circumstances. Would suggest talking to your doc about your health related anxiety and ways of treating it or dealing with it.
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