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Is safe to give mouth to mouth on a healthy person?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: Yes

Yes.

In brief: Yes

Yes.
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Dr. Luke Hermann
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Yes

It is safe to give mouth to mouth respirations to healthy and not so healthy people.
Very few (if any) infections could be transmitted by mouth to mouth breathing. That said, many people do not feel comfortable performing mouth to mouth breathing, particularly on a stranger. If this is the case, chest compression only CPR (no mouth breathing) has been shown to be an effective way to perform cpr.

In brief: Yes

It is safe to give mouth to mouth respirations to healthy and not so healthy people.
Very few (if any) infections could be transmitted by mouth to mouth breathing. That said, many people do not feel comfortable performing mouth to mouth breathing, particularly on a stranger. If this is the case, chest compression only CPR (no mouth breathing) has been shown to be an effective way to perform cpr.
Dr. Luke Hermann
Dr. Luke Hermann
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