Skip to comments.Oral Sex Could Spread Antibotic-Resistant Gonorrhea Superbug
Posted on 10/09/2012 1:03:23 PM PDT by Morgana
Health officials have been sounding the alarm about a drug-resistant strain of gonorrhea, and data from around the world now suggests that oral sex could be the means of transmission of the so-called superbug.
Gonorrhea (i.e., the gonococcus microbe) is said to be the second most commonly reported infectious disease in the US, and cephalosporins the class of drugs most commonly used to treat it are apparently no longer effective against the infection. As a result, scientists fear a global sexually transmitted gonorrhea epidemic.
The New Yorker discusses the connection between gonorrhea (a.k.a. the clap) and oral sex:
A driving factor behind the rise in gonorrhea infections, as well as the trend toward total antibiotic resistance, is our complacent attitude toward oral sex. Saliva contains enzymes that destroy gonorrhea, so kissing and cunnilingus dont spread it. But fellatio, which brings the tip of the urethra near the pharynx, carries a high risk of infecting one partner or the other. According to Dr. Peter Rice, a gonorrhea expert at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester, fellatio is the only predictable way to transmit gonococcal infection to the pharynx.
(Excerpt) Read more at inquisitr.com ...
You post supposed science from a religious website and claim to be poting facts. But I need help?
The site claims that you can be talked into being homo or hetero. People who claim this, always cite themselves as exceptions to this rule. Does this mean that you could have been convinced to be homo?
You are probably immune, right?
Here is a tip for the learning disabled:
If a website has the word facts in its name, it does not prove that it is providing facts.
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