According to one new study, kissing can actually lead to many diseases. Some of them can be quite dangerous.
There was another study which revealed that a 10-second kiss can transfer up to 80 million bacteria. The exchanging of saliva can generally cause these diseases. Continue reading in order to get to learn more about them.
– Cold sores
There is actually a very high chance that cold sores can be transferred through kissing, because they are open and even have a fluid present in them. These types of cold sores are generally present on the upper lip or around it. They are caused as a result of the herpes virus.
– Hand, foot and mouth disease
This kind of disease is mainly caused because of some open sores in the mouth. As its name suggests, this disease is caused on the hands, mouth or even feet. This disease can also be transferred through kissing. This disease is most common among children in daycare and preschools.
– Strep throat
This kind of disease can be caused by the “strep” bacteria. This is a bacteria which travels through air and can be transferred through kissing or even when a person sneezes.
This is a disease which is also known as the “kissing disease.” It can be transferred through our salvia, and it is caused as a result of Epstein-Barr virus or EBV. There is actually no available treatment for mononucleosis.
This kind of disease can be transferred through salvia. Moreover, this disease cannot only be transferred by kissing but it can also be transferred by sharing toothbrushes or even sharing of food.
Kissing can also lead to viral meningitis. It is one less severe disease than the bacterial one, but it is also harmful. It can be caused as a result of respiratory secretions.
Mumps is actually harmful as they affect the salivary glands and cause them to swell. It can usually be caused because of air droplets from nose or throat. By using vaccines, mumps can be easily prevented.
Influenza can generally be transmitted through the air. It can also easily be transmitted from person to person with saliva exchange and sneezing as well.