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Herpes risk during "massage"
Mar 17, 2012

Went to a massage parlor. Laid on stomach the whole time. She asked if I wanted sex or a handjob I said,No. She rubbed my hands, arms, hamstrings, back, butt and legs. I never touched her and she did not touch my penis. Did I put myself at risk for herpes? Can I get it from tiles laid on?

Response from Mr. Glenn

Thanks for your question,

You had no risk for herpes. Herpes infects the genitals, mouth, and rarely the hands or eyes.

None of those parts of your body were even rubbed during the massage. Even if your genitals would have been massaged, what are the odds that her hands had herpes (rare) and that she was having an outbreak there (rare).

Notice my use of the word rare so many times.

Hope this helps!

Erik



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