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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Sure it's strep? : It could be a viral infection. Was a culture positive for strep? These are more likely viral symptoms or remotely strep. Certainly not std. Trust y ... Read More
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Dr. Meng Syn
Dr. Meng Syn answered
37 years experience Dentistry
Dont panic: The white spots on your tonsils are consistent with you strep throat which is a bacterial infection of your throat. The patches on your tongue are mo ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Viral URI: Typical for a garden variety viral upper respiratory infection, i.e. common cold. "Yellow patches" can suggest bacterial infection like strep, but it ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rhonda Simons
14 years experience Family Medicine
Possible...: Probably should have a doc look at it and take a culture of the sores. AND, if you want to avoid any worry of STD's or accidental parenting in the fu ... Read More
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Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Should see your MD: It may be a tonsil infection but it is probably better for you to be checked. A culture could be taken and you may need to be treated.
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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not an STD: No. Strep throat or viral pharyngitis after a sexual encounter is a coincidence. It is not a sexually transmitted disease. There is no STD that presen ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
UTI, vaginitis: Leas likely you have STD, more likely you have a candidal urethritis and/or vaginitis( yeast infections), and/or a bacterial urinary tract infection. ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
STD: Gonorrhea for one can produce this. Syphilis may look like this and there is a potential for others. My best advice would be that if you feel as if ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barbara Toppin
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your MD: It would very hard to tell what the spots are from the description. If you have been exposed to STDs and/or have spots on you tonsils you s ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Possible: Although it is more common to see strep infections when there is pus on the tonsils, a variety of infections can result in pus, including sexually tra ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
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.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Get checked: This can be from many things and should be looked into. fever? Pain? Hard to swallow consider infection like strep. Could be tonsil stones that you ar ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew McCullough
42 years experience Urology
Hmmmmm: Get checked out. Stop playing russian roulette.
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