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If swallowing semen caused throat infection does that mean the semen was infected with an STD or is it an intolerance to semen?

If swallowing semen caused throat infection does that mean the semen was infected with an STD or is it an intolerance to semen?

Difficult to know.: Semen containing infectious organisms usually has to hit the back of throat or tonsils in order to initiate infection because salivary enzymes often destroy most organisms, but perhaps not all. Have seen pharyngeal and tonsillar gonorrhea, syphilitic lesions on tonsils, tongue and buccal mucosa. You should be thoroughly checked for STDs including HIV and protect yourself. Doubt semen intolerance. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Killian
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Std (Definition)

This is a disease which can be transmitted from one person to another person through sexually related activities. This does not limit these activities to heterosexual intercourse, but encompasses all modalities of human-to-human sexual activity. It does not include illnesses that may make an individual more susceptible to a condition because of a sexual ...Read more


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If swallowing semen caused throat infection does that mean the semen was infected with an STD or is it an intolerance to semen?

If swallowing semen caused throat infection does that mean the semen was infected with an STD or is it an intolerance to semen?

Difficult to know.: Semen containing infectious organisms usually has to hit the back of the throat or the tonsils in order to initiate infection because salivary enzymes often destroy most organisms, but perhaps not all. Have seen pharyngeal and tonsillar gonorrhea, syphilitic lesions on tonsils, tongue and buccal mucosa. You should be thoroughly checked for std's including HIV and protect yourself in future. ...Read more

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How to treat a throat infection for swallowing semen?

How to treat a throat infection for swallowing semen?

Depends: You don't usually get a throat infection from swallowing semen, unless you acquired gonorrhea or chlamydia from oral sex. In that case, you'd need the appropriate antibiotics for whichever infection you had. ...Read more

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I swallowed small amount of wall paint (containing lead) by mistake. I'm having throat infection. I'm worried if it might cause damage to my kidneys?

I swallowed small amount of wall paint (containing lead) by mistake. I'm having throat infection. I'm worried if it might cause damage to my kidneys?

Not a problem: Your GI tract will eliminate most of this and the tiny amount abosorbed will do no harm Your kidneys will never know about it. ...Read more

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I feel something flushy in my throat I can see it in mirror and its paining when I swallow anything, is it any throat infection? What to do with it?

I feel something flushy in my throat I can see it in mirror and its paining when I swallow anything, is it any throat infection? What to do with it?

Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). Throat lozenges and Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Motrin can help decrease throat pain. ...Read more

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Got throat infection by eating expired yeast. Voice is heavy, can't speak n pain on swallowing slava.

Got throat infection by eating expired yeast. Voice is heavy, can't speak n pain on swallowing slava.

Saline gargles.: You are taking erythromycin which is effective against Strep. In Pakistan there is low risk of Rheumatic Fever in adults (Common in children) so it is appropriate that you are on an antibiotic. viral causes common, no specific therapy. Warm saline gargles are very soothing, teaspoonful of salt in half a tumbler of water as warm as you can tolerate, three times a day. ...Read more

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Dear doctor, I have throat infection which I can't swallow food and its get pain in throat. I am frequently facing this problem. Pls help me. Thanks.!

PLz be seen: You may not have an infection - it may be something else. If it is an infection the it needs to be treated. You can also consider acupuncture and chinese medicine as additional help. ...Read more

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Home remedies for throat infection. It hurts when swallowing, its red. Do you recomend any OTC medicine?

Home remedies for throat infection. It hurts when swallowing, its red. Do you recomend any OTC medicine?

Strep Throat: Untreated, strep throat can move to your heart and cause damage. This is an infection that should not be ignored. There are no home remedies for strep throat. ...Read more

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Something like unseen spots lying deeply at the end of my tongue, after a throat infection was solved by augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 3wks ago. Uncomfort to swallow.

Something like unseen spots lying deeply at the end of my tongue, after a throat infection was solved by augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate) 3wks ago. Uncomfort to swallow.

Other symptoms?: Painful swallowing, or white phlegm or cheesy stuff may mean oral thrush, which is a fungal yeast infection of the throat or esophagus. Get yourself to a healthcare provider to get diagnosed/ treated as soon as possible. ...Read more

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My doctor told me I have a viral throat infection that caused bumps on my throat, does that mean herpes?

My doctor told me I have a viral throat infection that caused bumps on my throat, does that mean herpes?

Bumps or sores?: Most throat infections start off as a viral infection. However he may be talking about herpes if the are ulcers. It's hard to tell without seeing them. ...Read more

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Can you get an STD or bacterial infection from swallowing your own semen?

Can you get an STD or bacterial infection from swallowing your own semen?

Maybe: A person might be able to transfer his infection from"downstairs" to "upstairs". Some people say that is not "getting" an STD, because the patient already has the germ somewhere in his body. Others say it is indeed "getting" an infection, because the patient is creating a new throat infection. It is an unlikely scenario, but one of the possible events in life. ...Read more

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Can untreated throat infection cause hyperthyroidism or thyroid problems? Thank you

Can untreated throat infection cause hyperthyroidism or thyroid problems? Thank you

No: An untreated throat infection, pharyngitis or laryngitis, will not cause thyroid disease. Most of these infections are viral and will get better with no treatment. Strep throat is a bacterial infection which needs to be treated to prevent the possibility of developing heart valve disease. Thyroid tissue can be infected or inflamed independently of a throat infection ...Read more

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I have joint swelling caused by bacterial throat infection. Is this normal?

I have joint swelling caused by bacterial throat infection. Is this normal?

No, see your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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I had a bacterial throat infection with no sign of abnormalities in wbc, what's this mean?

I had a bacterial throat infection with no sign of abnormalities in wbc, what's this mean?

Not unusual: Lots of people get sore throat without abnormalities in WBC. Unless you have culture confirmation of it being bacterial, if was likely viral. ...Read more

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Frequently I got pharyngitis and throat infection is it due to LPR reflux can LPR cause fever?

Frequently I got pharyngitis and throat infection is it due to LPR reflux can LPR cause fever?

If progressive...: Exposure of the vocal cords to stomach acid ; pepsin will result in inflammation of the vocal cords (as is also often seen with acid regurgitation). Acute laryngitis may result, but watch out for chronic hoarseness, throat clearing, airway spasms, bronchitis, an asthma-type presentation, ; even a higher risk of throat cancer. Impedance ph testing with a symptom diary can best characterize your lpr. ...Read more

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Can bacterial sinus /throat infection, not yet treated, cause elevated CEA? Labcorp high norm = 3.9. My usual 2.7 - 3.1. Reading was 4.4 that day.

Can bacterial sinus /throat infection, not yet treated, cause elevated CEA? Labcorp high norm = 3.9. My usual 2.7 - 3.1. Reading was 4.4 that day.

No, but your CEA is: CEA levels below 5 ng are considered normal. It is test which we do not like to do unless patient has an established diagnosis of cancer. Infections do not increase the CEA level. You can safely ignore your CEA value of 4.4. Small variation in levels are common, so it can be safely ignored. Only when CEA level rises by 100% and progressively increases, do we take notice of this test. ...Read more

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Can the smoke of smoking cause sore throat or throat infection? Why?

Can the smoke of smoking cause sore throat or throat infection? Why?

Yes: Smoking, by it's nature, can irritate throat linings by both heat and ash content. Once irritated, a secondary infection can ensue. ...Read more

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Can staph areus throat infection can cause lymphadenitis? Or fever will surily occur or not?

Can staph areus throat infection can cause lymphadenitis? Or fever will surily occur or not?

Yes: Tonsillitis can be from many other bacteria other than Strep. We do throat culture for Strep because untreated Strep tonsillitis can cause Rheumatic Heart disease and kidney damage. Fever and tender enlarged neck nodes can occur with bacterial or viral tonsillitis and pharyngitis. ...Read more

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Red dots on tongue and sore could this be caused from me been on penicillin from a throat infection I have had recently?

Red dots on tongue and sore could this be caused from me been on penicillin from a throat infection I have had recently?

Yes, its: Possible you have an irritation of your tongue (glossitis)as an adverse reaction to the penicillin. Discuss it with your Dr. You may be allergic to penicillin. ...Read more

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Might a throat infection cause your heart to beat fast because of sore throat pain?

Might a throat infection cause your heart to beat fast because of sore throat pain?

Yes: A throat infection is a state of inflammation in the body. During this process your temperature may rise and your heart rate may increase, both in an attempt to combat and eliminate the infection from the body. Therefore it is normal to have an increased heart rate during any form of infection in the body ...Read more

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How to know if I have chronic throat infection caused by cold?

The viruses: That cause common colds usually do not cause prolonged symptoms. Recommend medical assessment. ...Read more

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Severe throat infection that closes up the throat, cannot breathe. What could cause it?

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Severe throat infection that closes up the throat, cannot breathe. What could cause it?

Many things: A severe throat infection like that can be caused by several things, starting with the classic culprit, group a streptococcus. Treatment is with antibiotics, but the key now is to make sure the airway is clear so you can breathe; I would recommend going to the er immediately. ...Read more

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My 6 month old baby has had a bacterial throat infection twice in the past 8 weeks what is it caused from plz?

My 6 month old baby has had a bacterial throat infection twice in the past 8 weeks what is it caused from plz?

Identify bacteria: We all have bacteria in our mouths and throats. If your infant is actually sick from this, then it is essential that the child have a complete throat culture to identify which bacteria are present and which antibiotics are needed to clear the infection. Throat infections in this age group are a bit unusual, so I would talk to your pediatrician about checking immunoglobulin levels if this persists. ...Read more

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Does throat infection also cause for teeth cavities?

Other way around: Throat infections don't cause dental cavities--different bacteria. But a badly infected tooth can cause your throat to swell closed and can be life threatening. Please, if you need dental care, don't put it off. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Dr. Mohammed Parvez
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Pharyngitis (Definition)

It is the inflammation of the pharynx, a structure that extends from the base of your skull to larynx and inlet to esophagus, behind your nose includes your tonsils and tongue base. Causes of inflammation is most often viral or bacterial. It is often ...Read more