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Can you get chlamydia through kissing?

Can you get chlamydia through kissing?

No risk, no worry: Chlamydia can infect the oral cavity, but it's quite uncommon; and is only known to be caught from performing oral sex on someone with genital infection. It is rarely if ever transmitted by kissing. There has never been a scientific report of transmission by kissing, and even transmission by oral sex is rare. Oral chlamydia testing usually isn't necessary or recommended. ...Read more

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Chlamydia (Definition)

Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more


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Can you get HIV through kissing?.

Can you get HIV through kissing?.

No: The risk is virtually zero unless you have open sores on your lips or in your mouth. ...Read more

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Can you get chlamydia from kissing?

Can you get chlamydia from kissing?

May be...: Chlamydia is known to be transmitted by vaginal, oral, and anal sexual activity; so, it's possible after oral sex. Also, beware: most infected men are asymptomatic. For healthy living? To www.Formefirst.Com to explore how to live a long happy life... Best... ...Read more

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Can you get gonorrhea from kissing?

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 you get chlamydia from kissing someone?

Can you get chlamydia from kissing someone?

No.: Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease and lives only (for practical purposes) in the genitourinary tract often causing symptoms but occasionally reading there asymptomatically in carrier individuals. If you have had unprotected intercourse you should be checked for pregnancy and stds including gonorrhea, chlamydia and hiv. ...Read more

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Can you get clamydia through oral sex?

Can you get clamydia through oral sex?

Unfortunately yes: It is possible to get chlamydial infections of the throat, and these can sometimes even spread to surrounding areas like the nose and eye. If concerned, tell your doctor and get a throat swab. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes through clothing?

Can you get herpes through clothing?

Doubtful: By theory, but doubtful. For example if a person has an open sore or even a sore that is not readily visible and has sex while you are wearing underwear and the virus gets on your underwear, it would have to seep through the clothing and get onto your vaginal area. That being said, the safest is the use of condoms to prevent the spread of the virus, as it is unlikely with clothing, but can occur. ...Read more

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Can you get hiv from casual kissing?

Can you get hiv from casual kissing?

No: It's very clear you cannot catch HIV this way. You can get infectious mono, CMV, herpes simplex, syphilis, and/or gonorrhea. For syphilis, there's got to be a lesion. For the others, less so. Most folks think it's worth the risk. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you transmit pinworms through kissing?

Can you transmit pinworms through kissing?

Yes, but remember...: One can catch pinworms through kissing, but remember that pinworms are transmitted by a fecal-oral route. That means pinworm eggs hang around one's anus, or wherever traces of poop might end up. So, to transmit pinworms by kissing, some of the kissing probably has to be located "south of the belly button", or on unwashed hands. ...Read more

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Can you get HIV from kissing and oral sex?

Can you get HIV from kissing and oral sex?

HIV shouldn't: Occur from kissing. Hiv may be transmitted if infected fluids (semen, vaginal secretions, blood) come in contact w inflamed tissue/ sore/ulceration in throat or mouth. This is a rarer mode of transmission. ...Read more

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Can you get a STD from kissing?

Can you get a STD from kissing?

Yes, but...: There are some stds that could be transmitted that way if you were kissing someone with an oral std, but this is not a common way for them to be spread. ...Read more

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Can you get typhoid from kissing?

Can you get typhoid from kissing?

No, not usually: Typhoid fever (salmonella typhi) is from the stool (poop) of infected people and is not in the saliva. However, if an infected person accidentally transferred traces of poop from his hands to his face (due to poor handwashing habits), and then he got kissed by an uninfected person, the uninfected person could swallow enough salmonella typhi bacteria to contract typhoid fever. ...Read more

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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A common sexually transmitted infection that ...Read more