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A 22-year-old female asked:

Can i get gonorrhea from a french kiss? i kissed a boy lastnight and was told that it could be passed on by french kissing?

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Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 44 years experience
No, it won't happen.
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Dr. Birendra Tandan
Urology 36 years experience
It is highly unlikely unless the boy had the infection in his mouth
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