In 2017, did you give or receive oral sex? It sounds like you gave it, since you want a throat swab. Did you give it to someone with a penis or vagina?
It's possible to transmit gonorrhea by oral sex, but the chances are lower than via intercourse. It's higher if you gave it to someone with a penis than a vagina, but oral is still lower than intercourse.
Also, if it was just a matter of seconds, the chances of you getting are very, very slim.
Did you ever get your throat cultured or examined to see what was causing your symptoms? What did they think was causing it? Most of the time, oral gonorrhea doesn't cause symptoms, but if it does, it's just a sore, red throat, maybe a fever and some swollen glands. It's not bumps in the throat.
Lots of things cause bumps in the back of the throat - https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/326292#symptoms