New Salisbury, IN
A 21-year-old female asked:

2 days after unprotected oral sex i got swollen tonsils &went to doc & had strep & mono. that was 3 months ago & tonsils still swollen. possible std?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get STD tested: As you know, smoking can cause cancer and true enough "smoking" certain items orally during sexual encounters can cause STD's. Get STD tested.
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