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Can you get gonorrhea from kissing

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
The really deep kind: Dry-kissing won't transmit it, but it's a fairly common infection in the throat and "kissing of more than filial intensity" can transmit it. If you ha... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Not not possible: You only get gonorrhea by having vaginal, oral or anal sex.
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 12 years experience
No, almost: Impossible to transfer from normal mouth to mouth kissing. However, you can get other infectious diseases like mono or certain types of herpes.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: Depending on what you kiss. It is transmitted through oral, anal, vaginal sex with an infected person.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Yes it can rarely: Yes it can be spread by deep kissing from pharynx to pharynx rarely.But it is not that common.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Two bad ideas: Gonorrhea of the throat is very common and a person owes it both to himself/herself and anybody else who's special to be treated at once. A kiss that'... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
No: A man can pass to to your throat if he has it and you perform unprotected oral sex on him, but kissing is not an issue.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 28 years experience
Gonorrhea: Usually someone gets oral gonorrhea by performing oral sex on a male. It usually affects the back of the throat. I've never seen anyone get it from ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
Not not possible: You only get gonorrhea and chlamydia by having vaginal, oral or anal sex.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
No: These are not passed by kissing. Why would you kiss someone you know has gonorrhea and chlamydia though?
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Possible, but....: ...it depends a lot on your partner. Oral gonorrhea is rare in women and heterosexual men; therefore urethral (penile) gonorrhea is rare in men with f... Read More

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