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Are swollen tonsils indicative of STI after performing fellatio?

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Dr. Aarti Abraham


Practicing since :1998

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Posted on Sat, 16 Jun 2018 in Pregnancy
Question: I have never had intercource but i have had oral sex me perfrmng on a man ... i am worried that i might have sti and i am extremly frightened to go to doctor... i had oral sex with man fe night ago and my throat now feel some what swollen in my tonsils ... i cant tell if it is swollen because i caught sti or because i keep poking at my tonsil to take tonsil stone out... i feel like i have abd breath and i have a greenish mucus coming from post nasal drip from sinus.. iss this beacuse sti? i also feel very tired today i did just have a massage and have been on no carb diet since sundayplease help
Answered by Dr. Aarti Abraham 29 minutes later
Brief Answer:
As below

Detailed Answer:
Thanks for trusting us with your health concern.
Yes it could be an STI.
It is best to get a throat swab done right away that would tell you what is causing these symptoms.
Maintain meticulous hygiene during non penetrative sex.
Looking forward to hearing from you.
Take care
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