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?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Philip Schwarzmananswered
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.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
83 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Apr 16, 2020
People also asked
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $44!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.