A 63-year-old male asked:

Very good afternoon doctors. with regard to possibly getting covid, is it safe or not safe to get a massage? should the masseur or masseuse wear a mask when doing the massage?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
If you are vaccinated, practice good hand hygiene and both you and the massage therapist wear a mask, the risk of you getting Covid, although not zero, is still quite low. Wash your hands directly afterwards and both of you mask. If you are not vaccinated, get vaccinated first and wait for 2 weeks post-vaccine. Good luck!
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