Sunday, November 20, 2005

Hmmm....

This is not a joke! A new study claims oral sex is linked to mouth cancer
Certain cases of mouth cancer appear to be caused by a virus that can be contracted during oral sex, media reported, quoting a new Swedish study. “You should avoid having oral sex,” dentist and researcher Kerstin Rosenquist, who headed the study, told Swedish news agency TT.
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5 comments:

jameed said...

here is something that may interest you even more: i once read a study that human papilloma virus (of which some strains cause cervical cancer) was isolated from the palates of women, and when they investigated the source, it was found to be the women's vaginas. the link between the two body parts was their male partners' penises. I'll let you do the imagination...

Sabri Hakim said...

alah yesamhak ya jameed 3ala hal soboh!!! next you'll hear if you're quite you'll get tongue cancer.

Dar said...

well yeah i would agree with Mr mansaf that the HPV " human papilloma virus " strains 16,18,31,33,35,45 are considered to be carcinogenic viruses that enhances malignant transformation in the genital tract,mouth , & anal canal ....... especially if it was associated with other risk factors such alcohol & smoking .........

jameed said...

this is actually pretty common knowledge Dar. I didn't discover it i just read it textbooks

Hareega said...

I remember in microbiology when our very shy professor was telling us how some vaginal bacteria can be transitted to the throat (ta7sol nateejat 3adaat ejtimaa3iyyeh khati2a), 30 guys spent one hour after the lecture talking about these wrong social behaviors :D