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A 26-year-old male asked:

I recently french kissed someone. could chlamydia, syphilis, and/or gonorrhea been transmitted to me? can any stds be transmitted by saliva exchange a

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Dr. Clint Wilson
Family Medicine 15 years experience
Technically yes: std's travel through fluids. The person in question could have transmitted gonorrhea or chlamydiabut they'd have oral infections first. Same with herpes lesion. Syphillis less likely. So to answer "could" any be transmitted? Yes. But common? No.

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Last updated Jan 10, 2015

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