A 41-year-old member asked:

Can pharyngeal gonorrhea be spread by kissing?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Yes it can rarely: Yes it can be spread by deep kissing from pharynx to pharynx rarely.But it is not that common.
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