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Doctor insights on: What Diseases Can You Catch From Kissing

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What diseases can you get from kissing?

What diseases can you get from kissing?

Several diseases: Most well known is viral mononucleosis (kissing disease) another virus cytomegalovirus (cmv).Other microbes also spread through saliva and stick to surfaces of the cheeks and mouth, the tongue, or teeth. Bacterium streptococcus, which can cause an array of infections, including gum disease and strep throat;hpv(human papilloma virus) also transmitted by oral sex. ...Read more

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Can teenagers get diseases from kissing?

Can teenagers get diseases from kissing?

Anyone can: Many viral and bacterial diseases are spread by contact with oral mucous secretions. This is most likely when they have fever, but can happen without symptoms. ...Read more

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Could you get any diseases from kissing someone?

Could you get any diseases from kissing someone?

Kissing Disease: Many. But mononucleosis is called the "kissing disease". ...Read more

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Could you pick up a disease from kissing someone?

Could you pick up a disease from kissing someone?

Yes: Infectious mononucleosis, syphilis, CMV, gonorrhea, fever blisters, the common cold, a few others. In my opinion, kissing somebody who's special is worth the risks. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could get a disease from kissing?

Can you tell me if i could get a disease from kissing?

Yes: Infectious mono, the common cold, syphilis, gonorrhea, CMV, fever blisters, coxsackievirus. This being said, in my humble opinion, kissing somebody who's special for you is undeniably and unquestionably worth the risk. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are diseases that you could get from kissing?

Could you tell me what are diseases that you could get from kissing?

Multiple: There are multiple viruses and bacteria too numerous to mention. For example, the common cold can be acquired through contact with an infected person, the transfer of salive via 'french kissing' could theoretically tranfer hiv, or hepatitis viruses, etc. Just use common sense and avoid close contact with people who are ill. ...Read more

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Just for reference, you can't contract a disease by kissing, right? May you please help me? Thanks very much.

Just for reference, you can't contract a disease by kissing, right? May you please help me? Thanks very much.

Well, you can!: many viruses are transmitted through close contact, and kissing certainly includes close contact. Open mouth kissing increases the risk dramatically. In fact "Mono" has been often referred to as the 'kissing' disease. You still can not get pregnant from kissing though. ...Read more

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What is kissing disease if so what cause it?

Mono: Mononucleosis - caused by a virus. Usually resolves on its own but need to see a doctor right away if you have left upper quadrant pain in abdomen. There is a simple test to detect this virus. ...Read more