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Michael Douglas

Oral Sex

Gave Me Cancer

6/2/2013 1:00 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Michael Douglas
says his near-death bout with throat cancer was caused by an STD he picked up while giving oral sex. TMI, Michael!!!!

Douglas dropped the bombshell in an interview with the Guardian UK -- telling the paper that his particular form of throat cancer was caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) that was contracted from "cunnilingus" ... a.k.a performing oral sex on a female.

He explains, "It's a sexually transmitted disease that causes cancer. If you have it, cunnilingus is also the best cure for it." The last part is NOT supported by doctors.

FYI -- HPV is more famously known to cause cervical and anal cancer.

Douglas was diagnosed with stage 4 throat cancer back in 2010. He underwent weeks of radiation and chemo.

He has been cancer free for over two years.

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1.

OnThree    

Or it could have been that fact that he's been a heavy smoker for years.

423 days ago
2.

Wow ...    

I never would have known. Although I first thought TMI, I am grateful he spoke out about it. Now the masses will be aware, there is another reason to not go home at the end of the night with just anyone!!! Protect yourselves. Stop the spread of STD and HPV, they can kill.

423 days ago
3.

ImUrDad    

Is there any validity to that?

423 days ago
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Denese    

Now we know why Catherine keeps checking herself in for psychiatric treatment.

423 days ago
5.

katsed    

i thought Oral sex was about talking about sex.......................

423 days ago
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Lucky_130    

Hmmm.... that's interesting

423 days ago
7.

shannon    

How did they find that out?

423 days ago
8.

barcham    

So I guess that means that either he or Catherine have been engaging in some extra curricular activity.

423 days ago
9.

static    

As much as I respect Michael as an actor I wouldn't put any stock into his medical theories.

423 days ago
10.

WTF    

A lot of us don't mind taking the risk.

423 days ago
11.

Denese    

Guardasil shots!!!

423 days ago
12.

LAPartyMcSage    

BS. It was booze and cigs.

423 days ago
13.

Truth is    

*********** pooper.....tr

423 days ago
14.

Quiet    

thats so awful. no wonder catherine nuts. how can he say this . hes been married to her for years.

423 days ago
15.

san rafael blue    

tmi

423 days ago
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