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could there be a relationship between agitated lingual tonsils and STDs

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Throat infections: Std's have been known to cause throat infections, which can lead to enlarged tonsils.

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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Some yes, some no: Herpes often is carried for many years before it is transmitted; many cases come from monogamous partners. Some STDs can be present for many years and ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Delbert Johns
Specializes in Gynecology
Yes: Cervical dysplasia is caused by the hpv virus, one of the most common std's.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Debra Tang
23 years experience Pediatrics
Fissures: Go see your primary care provider for an exam. Abstain from intercourse until the area heals completely.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wilbert Warren
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Balanitis: It is important to get evaluated for precancerous or infections. Still, inflammatory skin disease like eczema, psoriasis, allergic dermatitis to rubbe ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Wrong place to ask: This is the HT public information site where docs, primarily in the USA answer questions about health conditions. You are welcome to post general heal ... Read More
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Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
You : You need to have these cultured and tested. There are other possibilities besides std, especially if you had a cut. After a cut, MRSA (methicillin r ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
To "profile" or not: To do "occupational profiling" or not... that's an interesting question. The ethical answer would be "no," because we shouldn't assign particular STD ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Mirena (levonorgestrel) is very effective contraception. The risk of pregnancy is on the order of 1/1000 per year. If you are in a monogamous relati ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
STI: No but be sure you were tested for these

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