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hey two questions, i have tonsillitis and my boyfriend wants to know that if i kiss him will he get it? he has the flu shot.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
He may become ill: if you kiss each other. Even if he had the flu shot, it is not known what type of organism is causing your symptoms.
Answered on Nov 21, 2014

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