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I had a sore throat with white spots and also sores on my gums. Couldn't eat solid foods for week bc of pain. Blood work ruled out STDs and not strep?

I had a sore throat with white spots and also sores on my gums. Couldn't eat solid foods for week bc of pain. Blood work ruled out STDs and not strep?

Thrush: A sore throat with white spots and sores on your gums sounds like thrush. Blood tests can rule out some but not all STDs. A specific test is necessary to rulr out chlamydia and gonorrhea. The other possibility is a viral infection. You need to discuss these possibilities with the person who you have been seeing to know which is going on in your case. Hope this helps. ...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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Had UTI and took pills and it clear up. A few weeks later I had sores on my privates . Then I had a sore throat and sore in my mouth. STD test is neg?

Had UTI and took pills and it clear up. A few weeks later I had sores on my privates . Then I had a sore throat and sore in my mouth. STD test is neg?

Genital herpes?: Genital herpes is the most common cause of genital sores, perhaps with simultaneous oral herpes. Other STDs, e.g. syphilis. Some non-STD viral infections and certain kinds of dermatitis can do it, especially if also skin rash elsewhere. Yeast infection from the prior antibiotic, but pretty late for that. See doc ASAP -- the sooner the better for accurate diagnosis and most effective treatment. ...Read more

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I hugged a prostitute and her sweat touched y neck. I dont have any open sores, or injury or any blood contqct with her.can i get std? I took a shower within half an hour and cleaned the area with water and soap

I hugged a prostitute and her sweat touched y neck. I dont have any open sores, or injury or any blood contqct with her.can i get std? I took a shower within half an hour and cleaned the area with water and soap

Not at all likely: If that was truly your only contact and no other and the other individual indeed had no transmissible STD's then (not all sex workers are infected) it is not likely that you would contract an STD that way. Why don't you seek a safer form for your sexual outlet-I.e. Seek a true life partner, not just a sexual outlet, not easy but much more satisfying and worthwhile. Good luck. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have an STD in your throat?

How do you know if you have an STD in your throat?

If you have engaged: In oral sex and are concerned about pharyngitis - please get evaluated for an std. Some std's can be silent. ...Read more

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Can semen give STD in throat?

Can semen give STD in throat?

Depends: The semen itself doesn't given you an std, but if the man the semen belongs to has an std, you can get the std from having oral sex. ...Read more

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Std in throat, could this be contagious to others?

Std in throat, could this be contagious to others?

Yes,if you have: An std involving your throat - it could be transmitted to others with intimate contact. ...Read more

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I feel like something is in the left side of my throat for three days. Could this be an STD from oral sex?! I am scared. Am i just parenoid?

I feel like something is in the left side of my throat for three days. Could this be an STD from oral sex?! I am scared. Am i just parenoid?

Oral sex: .Depends in part on the type of oral sex in which you were engaged. If you performed unprotected fellatio on another man and ejaculate touched tissues of the tonsils or the posterior pharynx then it is quite possible you acquire one of several possible stds. If this was on a woman it is less likely. The best advice would be for you to go and be seen by your pcp and examined and tested if necessary. ...Read more

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Is strep throat an std?

Is strep throat an std?

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 red throat, pus and fever. Usually happens after having oral sex with an infected person. ...Read more

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I have had two sore throats this month and i have got another one today what exactly can it be and also i have never had any type of sex can it be std?

I have had two sore throats this month and i have got another one today what exactly can it be and also i have never had any type of sex can it be std?

Not an STD: Most sore throats are caused by viral illnesses. If yours recur and are accompanied by fever and systemic illness, consider a strep test. If you have never been sexually active you cannot have an STD. ...Read more

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Does strep throat symptoms occur in any stds?

Does strep throat symptoms occur in any stds?

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 unique to strep, and usually don't occur with std's. But if you have those symptoms, you should visit your doctor to be checked. ...Read more

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Recently, I have had a strep throat for months, do I have an STD ?

Recently, I have had a strep throat for months, do I have an STD ?

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. ...Read more

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I was wondering if a femele has a STD in i give her oral sex what are the chances that i can get a STD in the throat?

I was wondering if a femele has a STD in i give her oral sex what are the chances that i can get a STD in the throat?

Oral Sex and risk: Hi it is very difficult to get an infection in your throat if you are performing oral sex on a female. But, that does not mean it is impossible. Ir your partner has syphilis or herpes these can be contagious to you. If you are worried at all or are experiencing any throat symptoms it is very easy to be tested for the more common infections such as gonorrhea and chlamydia with a throat swab. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex with someone on Wednesday and a different guy Friday. My throat began hurting pretty badly Saturday. Could this be an STD?

I had unprotected sex with someone on Wednesday and a different guy Friday. My throat began hurting pretty badly Saturday. Could this be an STD?

Yes, could be a STI: If you performed oral sex on one of your male partners who had a sexually transmissible infection (STI), your throat symptoms may be due to a STI...but may be due to something else too. A simple clinical evaluation and some bacteriological-viral tests may help answer your question . Get tested and ask a caring Gyn for advice about "safe sex practices" to reduce your risks of pregnancy and of STIs. ...Read more

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Throat pain. Is it possible to have herpes so deep in your throat they can't be seen? I got tested for all STDs except herpes and they were negative.

Throat pain. Is it possible to have herpes so deep in your throat they can't be seen? I got tested for all STDs except herpes and they were negative.

It is possible: Go see an ENT doctor so he/she can look down your throat and see what's going on. Remember, safe sex includes your mouth/throat. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is there an STD that causes white covering on tongue and soar throat?

Is there an STD that causes white covering on tongue and soar throat?

STD: Yes, there are STDs that can do this. If you feel that you may have been exposed please go and be seen and tested. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more

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What STD causes soar throat and white coating on tongue?

What STD causes soar throat and white coating on tongue?

Sore throat: You probably have a virus caused by an enterovirus that is responsible for your sore throat and coated tongue. A enterovirus does not cause an std ...Read more

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Can STDs like clamydia and gonerrhea be passed by kissing if the infection is in the throat.

Can STDs like clamydia and gonerrhea be passed by kissing if the infection is in the throat.

Unknown: Chlamydia, for example, can cause an infection of the throat. The transmissability of this infection is completely unknown. It should be treated with the same regimen of antibiotics used to treat the genital infection and i would avoid contact until it is cleared up.;. ...Read more

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Pharynx (Definition)

It is the connection between the mouth and the throat. The 3 parts are the oropharynx, nasopharynx, and hypo-pharynx. The pharynx leads into the ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sexually Transmitted Infections (Definition)

Sexually transmitted infections are bacterial or viral infections that are transmitted through anal, vaginal, ...Read more