A 39-year-old member asked:
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can you get gonorrhea from kissing?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
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 have any concerns, let your physician know, because a special culture for gonorrhea may be in order.
Answered on Nov 2, 2018

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Not not possible: You only get gonorrhea by having vaginal, oral or anal sex.
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Dr. Robert Kent
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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.
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Yes: Depending on what you kiss. It is transmitted through oral, anal, vaginal sex with an infected person.

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