My throat has been sore for almost a month now. There has not been much discomfort expect for the few odd days. It just looks a fairly red and sore. There are no bumps or puss associated with this. Though on the side of my cheek (inside my mouth) on the left side I can see a small circle where the top layer is skin is gone, but again no real signs of bumps, sores etc so I don't know if it's related.
Overall, I have thought this could be a viral form of tonsillitus. In the past few days I have experienced some nausea and dizzyness. I have seen a doctor and nurse about this. Both said it is probably tonsillitus and nothing can really be done other than wait for it to go away. The nurse said perhaps I should get checked for an STD but was not very knowledgable about it. Do you have any advice?
Thanks for the comment. I had seen a doctor and was told to wait it out with some ibuprofen. It then got worse so I saw an emergency nurse who believed it was just a virus but suggested if it hangs around much longer that I should perhaps go get tested. So I thought posting on here might help relieve my paranoia! Thanks again!
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