A 16-year-old female asked:
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my boyfriend has mrsa can i still kiss him?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
WHERE: is his infection? If it's his nose/thoat.....the answer is NO! Wait until he is treated and has a negative culture! Hope this helps! Dr Z
Answered on Jun 19, 2018
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