A 24-year-old male asked:

I had a massage (no sexual activities). as i checked her hand and seemed like she had 1 mole-like thingy on her right palm. should i be worried about any stds(herpes, syphilis, etc)? masseuse seemed to give handjob to some customers?

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Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 56 years experience
If her hand had no open cuts or wounds and you had none on your penis, than no transmission of diseases. A blood to blood contact is needed for transmission. Risky sex activities can lead to diseases, so practice safe sex always.
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