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#It is forbidden to affectionately touch individuals of the opposite gender.<ref>Rambam Issurei Biah 21:1 </ref>
#It is forbidden for one to initiate a handshake with the opposite gender.
#It is still forbidden to initiate a handshake with the opposite gender if one is wearing gloves.
#Some poskim hold that it is permitted to shake a woman's hand in a professional context if she extends her hand first. However, other poskim forbid doing so.<ref>Rav Moshe Feinstein in Igrot Moshe EH 1:56 writes that some rabbis who permit shaking a woman's hand if she extends hers he would understand that it was based on the concept of that it wasn't derech chiba. However, he writes that he thinks that it is a weak argument to rely on.</ref>
#Ideally, one should try to see a doctor of the same gender.<ref>Nishmas Avraham Yoreh Deah 195</ref> However, it is permitted to see a doctor of the opposite gender if there is no other option.<ref>Rav Moshe Feinstein, Rav Shlomo Zalman Auerbach (as quoted by [http://www.yutorah.org/sidebar/lecture.cfm/814211/rabbi-mordechai-torczyner/dental-halachah-treating-patients-of-the-opposite-gender/ Rabbi Mordechai Torczyner])

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