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No: This just doesn't happen. In the old days before effective treatment, family members never infected one another just by kissing. ...Read more
French Kissing/oral: Deep french kissing and oral sex increases the risk of acquiring oral hpv infection.A case control sudy published in 2009 did find that college aged men with oral hpv infection s had more open mouth kissing;oral sex partners than men who did not have hpv infections.Even kissing and hpv was associated with those men who did not have oral sex, .Hpv vaccine can prevent these infections in future. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They're infected: Ludwig's angina is a bilateral multi-space neck infection that is dangerous to the patient because it can compromise their ability to breathe. This can be life-threatening so they need immediate treatment for this overwhelming infection. La can result from badly infected teeth and pus may drain into the mouth spontaneously. Though the infections may not be communicable, avoid sharing germs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Be specific: Herpes 1 is transmitted to most children, usually without symptoms. Herpes 2 is also common, but less so, and transmitted mostly by sexual activity. Do you have herpes? 1 or 2 or both? How old is the child? Eczema? Is the child healthy? Kissing maybe. Soap no. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends :): You need to defind "bad" first. I do not think it is equivalent to "passively using". Will you like the smell? - personal preferences. Is it a good person? - well, pleople use tobacco for differerent reasons... Tell me more about your concern. ...Read more
Hello I have a friend who like to french kiss people and i'm curious can you get HIV from french kissing?
If I have oral HPV could i transmit it to my child through sharing food untensils, kissing him, sharing drinks, foods?
HPV: This is most commonly transmitted by direct contact and seldom if ever by inanimate objects, but if you are sharing food utensils and there is immediate transfer i would imagine this could happen. ...Read more
Not to worry: It is spread by intimate contact.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can i pass non-wart genital HPV to my baby through cuddling, kissing his cheeks, changing his diapers with unclean hands, etc?
Let me explain: Studies have shown hpv transmission between hands and genitals of the same person and sexual partners is possible, partridge reports men's fingertips became positive for high risk hpv at more than half the rate (26% per 2 years) as their genitals (48%) winer reports 14% of fingertip samples from sexually active women were positive. So clean your hands before. ...Read more
STD: The nose is full of different types of bacteria and viruses so he may get sick if the other person is sick too. He may or may not get sick depending in his level of immnunity except for STD which needs intimate sexual contact by vaginal , anal and oral contact rather than by eating someone else's booger. ...Read more
No: There has never been a reported case of chlamydia transmitted by kissing. Chlamydia does not readily infect the mouth or throat. In my 3+ decades in the STD business, I have never seen (or heard of) a patient with oral chlamydia whose only exposure was kissing. All had performed oral sex on a partner. And even this is uncommon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: The few people who got vJCD was through eating beef with bone in, from animals fed animal products. ...Read more