Mouth is an important part of our body for, made of soft tissue akin to that of the vagina. It is also seen as a beautiful and romantic part of our body that stimulate the sexual feelings and urge by an act of kissing and romancing.
However, according to Lab scientist and microbiologist, there are some infections that can be contracted through kissing. So it’s advisable to take caution.
Here are some of the disease that can be contracted through kissing
- Herpes: this kind of infection appears to be incurable but all hope is not lost. It can be treated. It’s a wide range of viruses including herpes simplex (cold sore), cytomegalovirus, chickenpox, and Epstein Barr virus. These viruses can be contracted through kissing. To avoid random kisses
- Common cold( flu): these are respiratory kind of viruses, spread through kissing. When people kiss, they don’t exchange saliva but viruses and bacteria into their mouths.
- Gum diseases (gingivitis): there is a low possibility of contracting this kind of disease. It only happens when the immune system of the mouth is compromised.
- The germs build up and form a plague that causes tooth cavities and decay. So, it’s very important you brush your teeth regularly.
- Meningitis: meningitis could be caused by bacteria or viruses. Bacterial meningitis is more serious than viral meningitis. Bacterial meningitis can be spread through close contact with an infected. So, if you are had a contact ( such as kissing) with an infected person, it’s time to visit the doctor for a checkup and quick medications. Symptoms include a stiff neck, fever, headache, and nausea.
- Syphilis (STDs): it’s a sexually transmitted disease. It’s highly contagious. It causes mouth sores which are usually open. It can be contracted through kissing. The good news is, it’s treatable by taking antibiotics prescribed by the doctor.
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Originally posted on 31/12/2020 @ 1:54 PM