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Can I get infected HPV while having a body to body massage?

What is a chance of getting HPV (especially 16, 18) during a body to body massage in a massage parlor, from a professional masseuse, who everyday has a contact with random people's body. HPV-16 and 18 do not live on skin, but is a good assumption that some traces of the virus, over long time and many clients, settle on the masseuse's body and become contagious? Example: HPV-infected client has a massage, his genitals touch the masseues's skin, her skin rubs mine, I touch my body and genitals and get infected. How possible?
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If your genitals didn't touch her genitals, then you have no risk. STDs, including HPV, die pretty quickly when exposed to air, and don't live on/in bedding, clothing, etc. They also don't "settle" on other parts of the body like you describe. People aren't walking biohazards.

You have to have some kind of oral to genital (not as common), genital to genital or genital to anal contact to get HPV.

Here's some threads on why mutual masturbation isn't a risk for STDs (you didn't do this, but it helps explain the whole touch-her-than-touch-myself thing).

These threads are from when we had doctors on the site -





https://www.medhelp.org/posts/HIV---Prevention/Vaginal-fluid-on-hand-touched-inside-of-condom-and-head-of-penis/show/1119533 - read this thread thoroughly. There is an excellent explanation about why certain activities are not risks, and why others are.
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