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can you spread thrush through kissing

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeannette Gonzalez-simon
16 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely thrush: As an adult it is very rare to acquire thrush. It is seen in adults typically only if they are immunocompromised- receiving chemotherapy, etc. This ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Any time: Thrush is not contagious.
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Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Thrush : Thrush can be contagious. Once there is no sign of the thrush, you can kiss immediatelydepending on treatment it may take as long as 7-10 for a vure.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not usually: Oral thrush in an adult usually means some compromise in immunity. The microbes that cause it are actually normal flora.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: You should be able to. Usually the people who are susceptible to getting thrush from someone else are immunocompromised.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Potentially.: Thrush is an infection of the oral cavity caused by yeast (candida). Most individuals with a healthy immune system have good resistance to yeast infec ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
If really thrush : White coating on your tongue is not necessarily thrush. If it is, you can certainly spread it kissing.However, the recipient will not automatically de ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Thrush: Yes you can pass thrush unto your boyfriend by kissing.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Hpv can be spread by any intimate contact with infected individuals who are in an infectious state.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
COVID19: From the CDC: The virus that causes COVID-19 is thought to spread mainly from person to person, mainly through respiratory droplets produced when an ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
In a way: Bronchitis is usually a complication of a common cold. You can't transmit bronchitis itself from kidding, but you can transmit the cold virus, which ... Read More

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