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Can you get a staph infection from having a massage?

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Dr. David Hardin
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Unlikely

This is unlikely to occur, since staph is normal flora of the skin even if you did it would be difficult to determine whether the infection was from your own skin or outside contact.

In brief: Unlikely

This is unlikely to occur, since staph is normal flora of the skin even if you did it would be difficult to determine whether the infection was from your own skin or outside contact.
Dr. David Hardin
Dr. David Hardin
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

If the masseuse's hands were unclean, any oils or lotions were contaminated, the table was not cleaned properly, or the masseuse had a skin infection on his/her hands or arms, one could get a skin infection like staphylococcus.

In brief: Yes

If the masseuse's hands were unclean, any oils or lotions were contaminated, the table was not cleaned properly, or the masseuse had a skin infection on his/her hands or arms, one could get a skin infection like staphylococcus.
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Dr. Ankush Bansal
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