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Can You Get Gonorrhea From Saliva
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unclear question: If you mean to ask, if you can get STD from wearing someone else's underwear, the risk is remote, unless the person has open lesions, you wear the clothes right after the person took those off and you have lesions in your skin. If you have any doubt, see a doctor and get tested. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Drink enough water daily so that your urine is mostly colorless. Practice safe sex. ...Read more
Not that likely: Digestive enzymes of the stomach will destroy anything sensitive to ph..And thats hiv. Now..One exception to this is if you have damage, tears, inflammation or other damage to your esophagus. In general terms..I think your low on the infectivity scale. It does also depend on the viral load of the other person. Also if the viral load is higher..So are chances of transmitting the virus. ...Read more
STDs: That depends upon what and where you are kissing and what "making out" means. Need more info to give you reassurance, but if just kissing on lips and finger massaging of genitals it is not likely to transmit stds. ...Read more
Well: Use of clean fingers for digital penetration would not transmit chlamydia. It seems to make sense to me that if there are fresh genital fluids on fingertips that immediately penetrate the vagina - that this might be a viable way to spread infection (however, i don't know that for a fact). ...Read more
The clear, viscous fluid secreted by the salivary and mucous glands in the mouth. Saliva contains water, mucin, organic salts, and the digestive enzyme ptyalin. It serves to moisten the oral cavity, to initiate the digestion of starches, and to aid in the chewing and swallowing of food. Approximately 1 to 1.5 l ...Read more
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