Hazards of Kissing | definition of Hazards of Kissing by Medical dictionary
Hazards of Kissing
1. Infectious mononucleosis
2. Allergic reactions due to transmission of allergens from kisser to kissee. This occurs in ± 5% of the general population, and causes localised itching, swelling, urticaria, and possibly wheezing
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50 Years Ago The hazards of kissing
under the mistletoe are described in the British Medical Journal as 'serious but exaggerated'.