Diseases of kisses

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Several years ago, scientists have found that a passionate kiss has healing properties.

But along with this he can also transmit diseases of kisses, which are now widespread.

Diseases of kisses - this is not a fiction, and a number of serious diseases that are transmitted in the process of a deep kiss infected people.

Diseases can be transmitted differently, and the treatment process can be very long.

What are kisses?

There are two types of kisses:

  • Closed, or social, kiss - contact with closed lips;
  • An open kiss that involves contacting open mouths and exchanging saliva.

From the medical point of view, the most dangerous is an open kiss. In this case, special importance should be given to the manifestations of infections.

Diseases of kisses: herpesviruses

To diseases of kisses include herpesvirus infections, as in such a disease there is a large concentration of viruses precisely in the saliva of a person.

Viruses that are related to herpes viruses and transmitted through a kiss:

  • Epstein-Barr virus;
  • Cytomegalovirus (herpesvirus-5);
  • Herpes simplex virus;
  • Herpesvirus-8, which can lead to the development of Kaposi's sarcoma.

These viral infections cause the most common diseases of kisses.

Other viruses transmitted through a kiss

There are a number of other viruses that can be transmitted through a kiss:

  • Viral mumps, or "mumps", for adults it is a very dangerous and serious illness;
  • Hepatitis B and C;
  • HIV infection;
  • Papillomavirus infection.

These infections are much less common during kissing, but cases were recorded documented. Usually such infections were accompanied by damage to the oral cavity, gums.

If there is any doubt about the presence of infections in a partner, then it is best after the kiss immediately to disinfect the oral cavity. This can be done with the help of antiseptics (miramistin, chlorhexidine, furatsilin, dentifrice with an antibacterial effect).

It is very important to handle the treatment as soon as possible after contact. This will help prevent disease.

Try not to come in contact with unfamiliar people, especially if they have injuries or other injuries on the lips. Be careful, because the kisses require long-term treatment.

Diseases of kisses

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