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A 41-year-old male asked:

Someone made me a back massage.after massage i saw his hands.he had 2 small, probably a few days old scratches with cloth.there was no bleeding.i had some small pimples in my back.after massage no visible bleeding in my pimples.chances of hiv and hc?

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Dr. Philip Schwarzman
Emergency Medicine 46 years experience
Not Likely: It appears there was no contact with an open wound or a mucous membrane (lips,mouth,vagina) so it is not likely that there can be transmission of any disease.
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