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What are the chances of getting infections through kissing?

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Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha

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Posted on Mon, 11 Aug 2014 in Infections
Question: Is it possible to getting any diseases fro kissing on the lips? Not open mouth.
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Answered by Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha 11 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Infectious mononucleosis

Detailed Answer:
Hello

Thanks for the query

Infectious mononucleosis is one such disease which could arise because of kissing on the lips, other infection is herpes labialis however in herpes there should be active lesions over the lips to get the infection

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