Patient :I made a bad decision on spring break. I met up with a guy I met though a friend and I let many things happen that shouldnt have. I gave him unprotected oral sex (no ejaculation). And let him have protected vaginal intercourse with me. A few days later, I came down with what seemed to be a very bad case of strep throat. White tonsils. Swollen tonsils. Slight fever. It's now may and no doctor has been able to prescribe me a medicine that keeps the infection gone longer than a few days. Could I have an std in my throat? I've been tested for Gonnorhea and Chylamidia through a urine test that came back negative. Also took an at home HIV test a few days ago because I'm paranoid. What should I do?
Symptoms: White spots on tonsils, swollen tonsils, red throat
From your description it seems you are suffering from throat infection with acute tonsillitis. Though Gonorrhoea, Chlamydia are common infections transmitted through unprotected oral sex there are other bacterial/ candida/ viral infections which can get transmitted.
As you have already got yourself tested -ive for HIV need not worry much. My suggestion is at the earliest you should consult an ENT Specialist for further evaluation, investigations,diagnosis & management of your problem. He may advise a swab culture & prescribe you the antibiotics /medicines accordingly.
Meanwhile take rest, blanched balance diet, do frequent warm saline rinses, avoid smoking & anything which irritates the throat.
Further in the future pl take precautions.
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