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A 20-year-old male asked:

flat and painless red mark in throat, possible std from giving oral? seems to be in the same spot i would hit my brush, possible bruise from trauma?

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Dr. Richard Roberts
Pediatrics 46 years experience
To male or female?: if to male, bruising possible. STD always possible with unprotected sex. If red has waned in 24 hours and no other symptoms appear, you are likely OK, if your partner has none. You may get a throat swab for STDs.
Dr. Richard Roberts
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Provided original answer
Do get a throat swab for STDs!
Jul 3, 2015

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Last updated Jul 3, 2015

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