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Please tell me if you can get a STD from kissing?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice
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In brief: STDs and Living

Yes. Unfortunately, there is one and that is herpes.
Now, that said, please do not stop kissing. There are twelve common stds. I would hope that you can name them and know how to prevent or protect yourself against stds. 75% of americans have the 'oral' herpes known now as herpes type one. Most people get it as children from family members and not as adults.

In brief: STDs and Living

Yes. Unfortunately, there is one and that is herpes.
Now, that said, please do not stop kissing. There are twelve common stds. I would hope that you can name them and know how to prevent or protect yourself against stds. 75% of americans have the 'oral' herpes known now as herpes type one. Most people get it as children from family members and not as adults.
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Dr. Fred McCurdy
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Dr. Fred McCurdy
Pediatrics - Nephrology & Dialysis

In brief: STD

Please read what the cdc says about stds at this website: http://www.
Cdc.Gov/std/default.Htm.

In brief: STD

Please read what the cdc says about stds at this website: http://www.
Cdc.Gov/std/default.Htm.
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