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is strep throat a std

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: I suppose you can acquire this from your infected partner during a sexual interlude. However, it would be the exchange of saliva and not the sex that ... Read More
Dr. Carol Jacobs
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Strep throat is a common germ spread by saliva droplets from an infected persons cough, kiss or sharing a drink. Gonorrhea is an std that can cause a ... Read More

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
23 years experience Pediatrics
Gonorrhea: Is probably the most common one.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sara Levine
19 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Yes, gonorrhea: Certain STDs can cause sore throat, especially gonorrhea. You should go to a health center with expertise in testing for and treating STDs for approp ... Read More
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Usually not: By "strep throat symptoms, " i think you mean sore throat, fever, swollen glands, and tiredness lasting more than two or three days. These are not un ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If you have given: Oral sex to another and have any concerns about a possible std- get it medically checked with your physician or an std clinic.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No non-STD risk: Other than STDs, no infections or any other medical conditions are likely to be transmitted by oral sex. Even STDs are pretty low risk, but not zero r ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Strep related: There are at least two forms of rash associated with strep. One is related to a toxin released by living strep germs, typically flat, sand papery and ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Tested ?: The majority of these are viruses that gained access to your throat off your contaminated fingers or inhaled droplets. They can be the first stage of ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Cannot diagnose this without seeing the things you are describing and getting further history.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
See an ENT doctor: This needs diagnosis and treatment by an expert. Go and see an otolaryngologist.
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Dr. David Chandler
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Probably not STD: There are many many viral, and some bacterial causes of a severe sore throat that are step negative. Std's are a rare cause. However, if you have reas ... Read More

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