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STD risk from rubbing thumb on urethra during handjob

Hi,

Few days ago I went to a massage parlour and got an extra service. I was fully naked and the masseuse was naked too. I did not have sex or perform any oral. She gave me a handjob but before doing that she rubbed her thumb on the tip of my penis (urethra) for about 20 seconds. I’m worried about contracting STDs or STIs due to this activity. I understand handjob is a low risk activity but the fact that she rubbed her thumb right on my penis tip/urethra is concerning me. Is this a potential risk for STIs? I also understand that the masseuse is rather promiscuous. I did ask the masseuse if she is “clean” and she mentioned that she gets herself tested twice every year. However considering the number of clients she gets on a daily basis I have my doubts about her status. I’m very much concerned and anxious as I’m also due for a syphilis and HIV test (for which my results would not be known) for foreign visa purposes. What STI testing is recommended for me after the window period?
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There is no risk to this at all. Even assuming she doesn't wash her hands between clients, which I am sure she does, the exposure to air, oil, time, movement, towels, etc., would kill or degrade any remaining pathogens on her hands.

It would be impossible for her to infect you with anything.

Mutual masturbation/touching/hands do not transmit STDs or HIV. You have nothing to worry about.
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Thank you so much for your reply. I am very much worried about syphilis or skin to skin stds. I gave my medical test for visa today but I won’t be known of the result. I’m quite anxious. I hope and pray I can be at peace  
There is no reason to be anxious about your results. They will be negative.

When we talk about skin to skin STDs, we mean mouth to mouth, mouth to genital, genital to genital, or genital to anal. That's it.

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