Hello I got a question about my situation I'am scared to death! It happen a year ago I had unprotected oralsex with a female. Then the next day I had a sore throat and both tonsil were swollen.Then I had a ciggarette then I tryed to clear the mucus my throat but I also felt a sharp pain towards my left tonsil. Then a few days later my right tonsil went back to normal status but my left tonsil stayed swollen. But I have no pain in my throat or when I eat there is no pain. Now it's been swollen for over year now but within that year but within that year I also irritated by poking it and trying to figure out why it's been swollen for that long? and now I have a dry feeling in my throat now. And in the morning I have some mucus in my throat some times and I also have bumps in the back of my tongue. I hope its not HIV that what scares me the most! I don't have a dry cough but I also smoke ciggarettes but I'am really concern about this tonsil.
The condition with the throat is not caused by the intercourse. An HIV infection can not be excluded based only on the symptoms you reported without adequate tests.
According to the given data, you might be experiencing chronic inflammation of the tonsil. It is not very probable that the tonsil is infected all the time. More likely, the tonsil reacts to the irritation you did to it by poking and smoking.
You might want to visit a specialist in ear, nose and throat who will tell you if the tonsil is really swollen. A swab from the tonsils and the throat would exclude a chronic infection.
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