Kissing crossed the face of the smoking and drinking beer, to become the leading risk factors for head and neck cancer in the world.Kiss can do is spread the virus causing papillary HPV from person to person. And according to Dr Mahiban Thomas, head of maxillo-facial and head-neck surgery in the hospital of Royal Darwin (Australia), HPV virus is the culprit causing 70% of head and neck cancers.
Kiss now also very dangerous ...
Dr. Thomas said, if someone infected with the HPV virus in the nasopharynx, the risk of developing cancer of the neck and the top of his/her will rise 250 times compared with those who did not carry the virus.
Although most relevant to cancers of the cervix, but HPV can be harmful to both men and women.
Statistics show that there are more than 100 types of HPV viruses, but only 8 strains of "high risk" of this can cause cancer in the palate. According to the Center for disease control and prevention, the study revealed, HPV virus can be transmitted through oral sex or French Kiss (Kiss the mouth open).
The researchers also discovered, even the caressing, fondling without intercourse may also spread HPV.
A in the prevention of infection of this virus is injected vaccines. The Australian Government has funded the HPV vaccine for girls and boys between the ages of 12-13 years to help protect the young generation before the risk of uterine cancer, some form of vaginal cancer, anal cancer and warts in the genital organs.
Mr. Thomas also said with the number of objects that you kiss deeply as much of the risk of viral infection HPV is rising and people had underestimated the risks due to oral sex.=