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can you get gonorrhea from saliva

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
NOT LIKELY: It is not likely to get it that way.

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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
LIttle or no risk: Oral sex can transmit gonorrhea from the mouth or throat to the genitals, especaily oral sex on men (fellatio). Cunnlingus (oral-vaginal sex) rarely t ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: These are not passed by kissing. Why would you kiss someone you know has gonorrhea and chlamydia though?
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
No: No, you cannot get gonorrhea in your mouth/throat from not properly brushing your teeth, You can, however, develop caries, gingivitis, and even perio ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikley: This would be very unlikley to get gonorrhea this way.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Booth Wainscoat
20 years experience Infectious Disease
Sore throat: Gonorrheal infection of the mouth is rare. Most gonorrhea infects the genitals or may spread through the blood causing fever, joint & muscle pain, hea ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: People get gonorrhea by having sex with someone who has the disease. “having sex” means anal, vaginal, or oral sex. The affected throat resembles a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Yes, ....: Oral sex with infected partners may transmit the diseases like gono or chlamydia. Some 1/2 of gono-infected women and some 1/10 of men who are infecte ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Carpenter
44 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Yes: Both gonorrhea and chlamydia are diseases of mucosal(non-hairbearing) skin. The bacteria best transmit by genital to genital contact. The bacteria can ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Navita Modi
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No : I donot think so it has anything to do with gonorrhea ,you should just go and see you pcp ,get it checked

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