kissing, hazards of

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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kissing, hazards of

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2. Allergic reactions due to transmission of allergens to the kissee, which occurs in ±5% of the general population, resulting localized itching, swelling, urticaria, and possibly wheezing.
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