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Does my husband have to wash his hands first, or are the usual skin bacteria harmless, before he fingers me?
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Dr. Carl Connors
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Washing hands
Generally your husband does not have to wash his hands before touching you, though it depends on what he was doing shortly before contact with you.
If he is at risk for bacteria, for example-handles raw meat, chicken, seafood, have him wash his hands.

In brief: Washing hands
Generally your husband does not have to wash his hands before touching you, though it depends on what he was doing shortly before contact with you.
If he is at risk for bacteria, for example-handles raw meat, chicken, seafood, have him wash his hands.
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