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Can you get tonsillitis from oral

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Not an STD: Tonsillitis is not transmitted sexually to the skin or organs of the clitoris and out vaginal tissues. But, did you kiss him? Is your throat now sore?

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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
The tonsil is a: Location that houses lymphoid tissues called "tonsils", but the hpv virus inhabits the lining squamous mucosa of the throat, and the tonsils are part ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Asked and Answered: First as you have been told there is no test and no way to predict you will get oral cancer. Second, as you have been told in nice and calm ways you ... Read More
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
HPV: Hpv infections are shown to to cause cancer of the oropharynx (middle part of the throat including soft palate, base of the tongue, and the tonsils. I... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
From: Bacterial or viral infecitons.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
Dentistry 36 years experience
Inflammation: Tonnsilitis is an inflammation of your tonsils. It may be viral or it may be a strep infection. An evaluation is important to determine if it is str... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 37 years experience
See your doctor: Your doctor needs to examine you and run some tests to see what's going on.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
Pediatric Dentistry 34 years experience
Your physician: The best place is your regular medical doctor. If they are not available then there may be an urgent care walk-in clinic in your neighborhood. You n... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Babies: I have seen it rarely as young as 6 mos. Although usually much older at about 4 yrs is more common.
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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
More in younger: We see it more often in younger people, but we can also see it in mature people. It depends on your immune strength as an adult. There are more ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 53 years experience
Yes: Anyone at any age can have infected tonsils. More common in kids. See an ENT for evaluation.

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