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Dr. P. Jyoti, Consultant MD
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Experience:  17 yrs experience in treating OPD & Emergency patients.
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I have a really sore throat and worried its an STI, It's

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Hi. I have a really sore throat and worried its an STI
JA: How long have you had the symptoms? Do you have a fever?
Customer: It's been sore since Wednesday I don't have a fever now but felt odd yesterday
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: I had unprotected sex
Submitted: 16 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 16 days ago.

Hello, my name is***** thank you for your question. I am a qualified MD with 18 years’ experience and I am happy to work with you on this.

Please provide some more information so that I can provide you with a better informed answer.

What is your age?

How long have you been having these symptoms?

Any recent unprotected sexual exposure?

Have you seen a doctor for this?

Please provide this info and I will help you further with my answer.

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
I'm 48
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
I had unprotected sex twice 2 weeks ago and then on Wednesday
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
My throat hurts to swallow and my tongue is fury
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
I've been gargling with salt water
Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Throat sore since Friday
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 16 days ago.

Did you have oral sex?

Customer: replied 16 days ago.
Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 16 days ago.

If you had oral unprotected sex, this could be an STI. STI like chlamydia and gonorrhea can commonly infect the mouth. It is best to have this checked up, you should go for STI testing. Dont worry, this can be treated with a single course of antibiotics and is fully curable. You should go to your family physician or to a sexual health clinic for testing and medicines.

Expert:  Dr. P. Jyoti replied 16 days ago.

Hope this resolves your query. If you need more help, just write back here so l can continue to assist. Stay safe!

Dr. P. Jyoti