Previously transmitted diseases
Gynecologist and sexologist Tamara Maltseva said that sometimes such a natural and pleasant process as a kiss can bring a lot of problems to a person.
And the specialist notes that, of course, it is better to kiss a healthy person. But often you don’t know much about your partner. Therefore, you need to be careful and prohibit in this case.
And, she adds, during a kiss, both parties exchange an average of 5 milliliters of saliva. Of course, this is not enough. However, in this very small number, there are approximately 80 million different microbes.
At least one could be infected with herpes, she said, as well as Helicobacter pylori, which causes gastritis.
She says: “In fact, a large number of people suffer from mononucleosis, which is caused by the Epstein-Barr virus. About 80 percent of people are carriers of the herpes simplex virus. A large number of people are infected with Helicobacter pylori. pure theory, can be transmitted during a kiss.”
And he adds that there is nothing to worry about, because these viruses will not affect if the immune system is normal. But those who suffer from weak immunity should be careful.
And she says: “He must first of all take care of increasing his immunity. Because it provides the necessary protection against viruses.”
And the doctor points out that the infection is transmitted not only through “kissing”, but can also be transmitted by drinking water from a bottle from which an infected person drank.
And he adds, one should refrain from kissing when there are wounds in the mouth, because through them you can get hepatitis B and even AIDS.
According to her, infectious diseases transmitted through kissing cannot be prevented. Therefore, it is necessary to take care of immunity and choose the right partner.
Source: News. EN