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Please Just Answer, I am Going Crazy Here
Dec 23, 2003

Is it possible to contract either of these viruses via a sratch or cut from a fingernail. I do not know if my skin was penetrated but it sure hurt when i got this massage as the lady dug her nails into me.

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Response from Dr. Dieterich

Nothing is impossible! However, that is about as low risk as you can get. Forget about the nails, if something else was going on when the nails dug into you, then that is different! DTD

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