While kissing is considered one of the most remarkable romantic manifestations, they can cause health problems. And some of them require urgent and costly treatment.
During a kiss people exchange between a liquid containing a set of bacteria and even viruses. That is why kisses are mortally dangerous to health, but humanity will hardly give them up. University of Arizona microbiologist Dr. Kelly Reynolds told, what threaten to contact the lips for some people, according to health info with reference to medikforum.ru.
Meningitis, and infectious mononucleosis - the two most common pathogen transmitted by kissing. Last even sometimes called the "kissing disease", and his symptoms persist for a long time. What to meningitis, an inflammation of the membranes that surround the brain and spine, can be stored up to 10 days, sometimes causing permanent, life-threatening injuries.
The transfer of bacteria from one another in the mouth can trigger the development of caries. By the way, a nice minty breath may not be a sign of healthy teeth. Anyone, however nice he did not smell from the mouth, may be a carrier of such infections.
According to Swedish researchers, 12% of people suffering from various food allergies are faced with their exacerbations after kissing with those who eat the "wrong" food. And these allergies threatening rash, facial swelling, shortness of breath and vomiting. Not the most romantic kiss consequences.
Finally, kiss can be transmitted and STDs! Including bacteria that cause gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes, and human papillomavirus. And it's dangerous if you are in the mouth microtrauma. Fortunately, the HIV will not survive in the saliva, which is a very aggressive medium for the virus.