Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
152 Doctors are Online

Can kissing lead to any disease?

User rating for this question
Answered by

Internal Medicine Specialist
Practicing since : 2001
Answered : 2272 Questions
If you kiss a woman on the lips one time with no other open mouth or sexual activity is there any chance or any documented cases of disease besides herpes, mono, or hepatitis.

I ask this prior but may not have been specific enough.

Posted Tue, 12 Aug 2014 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Ram Choudhary 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
some disease possible

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to health care magic.
I understand you only kissed and there was no exchange of saliva.Then except herpes labial is no other disease could be contracted but say there was scanty saliva exposure then there is risks of contracting herpes, hepatitis B, syphilis if partner had gummas.
HIV is not a likely spread infection in this way.
I hope the advise will be helpful for you.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask an Internal Med Specialist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor