It may be possible to pass gonorrhea through kissing challenging the widely accepted notion that the sexually transmitted disease is spread almost exclusively through sexual contact a new study. Although studies are limited there are a couple of older case reports on transmission.
Because of unique behavioral characteristics asymptomatic sites of infection mainly the pharynx are principal drivers of gonorrhea prevalence in men who have sex with men.
Gonorrhea kissing transmission. Although there is little evidence to support this it provokes discussion of the potential role of the oropharynx in gonorrhoea control. You can get gonorrhea by having vaginal anal or oral sex with someone. It can cause infections in the genitals rectum and throat.
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease std that can infect both men and women. It may be possible to pass gonorrhea through kissing challenging the widely accepted notion that the sexually transmitted disease is spread almost exclusively through sexual contact a new study. It is a very common infection especially among young people ages 15 24 years.
The rate of gonorrhea is much higher in men who have sex with men than in heterosexuals. Improved sensitivity and ease of diagnostic testing as well as increased screening for extragenital. Kissing could be a possible reason behind gonorrhea the most antibiotic resistant of all the sexually transmitted infectionsunsplash a recent study has revealed that kissing could be a.
Data from mathematical models suggest that kissing and saliva exchange during sexual activity might be major contributors to community gonorrhoea morbidity. On the basis of this observation we call for interventions. Oral gonorrhea can be spread through oral sex performed on the genitals or anus of someone who has gonorrhea.