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Can i catch gonorrhea by kissing?

Can i catch gonorrhea by kissing?

Yes: Depending on what you kiss. It is transmitted through oral, anal, vaginal sex with an infected person. ...Read more

Dr. H. Hunter Handsfield
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Gonorrhea (Definition)

A sexually transmitted bacterial infection that, if ...Read more


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Can you get gonorrhea from kissing?

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. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for you to get gonorrhea from kissing?

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. ...Read more

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Can pharyngeal gonorrhea be spread by kissing?

Can pharyngeal gonorrhea be spread by kissing?

Yes it can rarely: Yes it can be spread by deep kissing from pharynx to pharynx rarely.But it is not that common. ...Read more

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What happens if you leave gonorrhea of the throat untreated and kiss someone?

What happens if you leave gonorrhea of the throat untreated and kiss someone?

Two bad ideas: Gonorrhea of the throat is very common and a person owes it both to himself/herself and anybody else who's special to be treated at once. A kiss that's more than a peck can transmit the infection, and i suspect that it's often missed by physicians since there's no history of "oral sex". Love's beautiful and all really good lovers are responsible. ...Read more

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Can I pass gonorrhea by kissing someone on the lips?

Can I pass gonorrhea by kissing someone on the lips?

No: A man can pass to to your throat if he has it and you perform unprotected oral sex on him, but kissing is not an issue. ...Read more

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Can oral gonorrhea be spread by kissing? Can it be spread by sharing a drink?

Gonorrhea: Usually someone gets oral gonorrhea by performing oral sex on a male. It usually affects the back of the throat. I've never seen anyone get it from kissing or sharing a drink. ...Read more

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Hi, I was wondering what's the chance of catching gonorrhea by performing cunnilingus. Also what are symtoms on male? Heard may be no symptoms.

Hi, I was wondering what's the chance of catching gonorrhea by performing cunnilingus. Also what are symtoms on male? Heard may be no symptoms.

Sure: Many things are possible. The real question is, "How likely is it to happen?" Well, it happens sometimes, but nobody can guess how likely it is to happen with a particular couple. Symptoms of oral gonorrhea may be sore throat, discomfort when swallowing, and maybe some redness in the back of the throat... which could also be a strep throat or a cold. Remember to tell the doctor about cunnilingus. ...Read more

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Can you catch chlamydia or gonorrhea through the sharing of towels, soaps, or toilet seats?

It would be...: Difficult since they are bacteria that like to live inside cells. So it is hard for someone to get a big dose of the bacteria by casual contact. Still, don't use strange towels or toilet because you can get other infections from these items. Good luck! ...Read more

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If i had oral gonnorhea and i kiss someone on the cheek what can happen?

Nothing: There should be no transfer with just a kiss on the cheek. That being said, you should get treated; it is a single dose of an intramuscular injection. ...Read more

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Can STDs like clamydia and gonerrhea be passed by kissing if the infection is in the throat.

Can STDs like clamydia and gonerrhea be passed by kissing if the infection is in the throat.

Unknown: Chlamydia, for example, can cause an infection of the throat. The transmissability of this infection is completely unknown. It should be treated with the same regimen of antibiotics used to treat the genital infection and i would avoid contact until it is cleared up.;. ...Read more

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Can oral gonorrhea or oral chlamydia be spread through saliva or kissing?

Not by kissing: No documented cases of gonorrhea and chlamydia spread by kissing. It is possible to get chlamydia from infected saliva, but not very likely.Gonorrhea can be transmitted in both directions when oral sex is performed on a man, and throat infections with gonorrhea are notoriously difficult to treat.Chlamydia can also by spread by oral sex. ...Read more

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What is the likelihood that std's like gonorrhea could be transferred from saliva alone with deep kissing? How would oral infection be treated?

What is the likelihood that std's like gonorrhea could be transferred from saliva alone with deep kissing? How would oral infection be treated?

No risk, no worries: Gonorrhea and other STDs are not transmitted by saliva or by kissing, even prolonged or "deep" kissing. Oral STDs are caught only by performing oral sex on an infected partner. (Oral herpes due to HSV1 can be transmitted by kissing, but isn't considered an STD.) Oral gonorrhea and other STDs are treated with the same antibiotics as genital infections. ...Read more

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I recently French kissed someone. Could chlamydia, syphilis, and/or gonorrhea been transmitted to me? Can any STDs be transmitted by saliva exchange a

I recently French kissed someone. Could chlamydia, syphilis, and/or gonorrhea been transmitted to me? Can any STDs be transmitted by saliva exchange a

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. ...Read more

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If u didn't know someone had chlamydia or gonorrhea infection in their throat and u kissed them, can u pass it that way or only passed thru oral sex?

If u didn't know someone had chlamydia or gonorrhea infection in their throat and u kissed them, can u pass it that way or only passed thru oral sex?

Yes: Chlamydia does not cause a throat infection but gonorrhea can and can be transmitted, though rarely, from person to person through just oral contact (kissing). ...Read more

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