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I recently had a sexual encounter 3 weeks ago, protected intercourse with no oral. Recently I have been feeling really ill so went the doctor and was diagnosed with a bad case tonsillitis and epiglottitis. I noticed that one of the causes for tonsillitis was herpes simplex virus, what are the chances that my recent illness was caused by this? Could genital herpes cause tonsil issues?
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Protected intercourse with no oral sex involved would not cause throat and tonsil issues.  Did you kiss this person?  Were any swab tests done from your throat?

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