Sometimes, people contract sexually transmitted infections and mistakes it for mouth sore, then pass it to others, to prevent yourself from STI complications, you should be able to identify if your mouth sore is not ordinarilly and you should know when to see a doctor. The symptoms of an STI vary depending on the type of infection. However, most STIs are treatable if detected early enough. If you think you may have an infection, or if you have had unprotected intercourse, it's important to visit your GP or local sexual health or genitourinary medicine (GUM) clinic as soon as possible. If left untreated, STIs not only are uncomfortable and embarrassing but also can seriously affect your health.
Mouth Warts Sign and Symptoms; Low-risk strains of HPV may cause warts or lesions in your mouth or throat. Aside from their appearance, they often have no (or very few) symptoms, are painless and non-cancerous. If you have mouth warts, you may see blisters in your mouth. Their appearance varies widely. They could be clear, pink, red, yellow or gray. When they pop, you may feel pain when you try to swallow or eat.They can reappear from time to time, and your dentist or physician may recommend having them surgically removed. Learn more on how you can lower your risk of contracting oral STI
Syphylis Sign and Symptoms; If your mouth sore is accompanied by symptoms like, skin rash, swollen lymph nodes, and fever, then you might have an oral STI called syphilis, if these infection is not treated early, it affects other part of the body, the second and third stage of the condition (tertiary syphilis) can affect your brain, nerves, eyes, heart, blood vessels, liver, bones, and joints. It is usually contracted by kissing an infected person.
Gonorrhea Signs and Symptoms; a 2019 study indicates that kissing an infected person may be a risk, as well. It's most common among people ages 15–24. Oral symptoms of gonorrhea include a burning sensation and pain in the mouth and throat, as well as swollen tonsils and white spots on the tissue.
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See your doctors if you notice any of the abobe signs and symptoms when you have mouth sores and pain. Learn more on how you can prevent yourself from oral STI
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