I remember trying the Listerine trick. It did work, but not every time. After a few times it stopped working all together. I also made the pain worse because my already irritated tonsils were further aggravated by the strong chemicals in the mouth wash (which are NOT regulated, btw, as per my dentist. So you don't really know what you're putting on your tonsils).
After he switched brands I didn't have any further problems, but I did have my tonsils removed later on because of other health reasons.View Thread
In this case, it may just be your partner. It is possible to become allergic to something over time after repeated contact, like floor cleaners, laundry detergents, pollen, and animal dander. I am not sure if this is also possible with bodily fluids, but it's worth asking your doctor if you have been with your partner for some time and the symptoms are new, and you have not changed brands on any bath/cleaning products resently.
There has also been new research into mom's developing an allergy to the father's sperm during pregnancy - which may or may not be related. In that case they actually recommend repeated exposure. But, again, consult a doctor first.View Thread
Hello. I, personally, do not believe that deep throating alone would cause something like this. Did the problem present itself the very first time you were intimate, or later on? If not the very first time, that indicates something other than you and your partner is involved; something that either wasn't present before or that takes time/repeated contact to build up an irritation. Deep throating may, however, exacerbate the problem seeing as how the deeper you perform oral the more direct contact this unknown chemical has with your throat.
Anyone reading this in the future: please remember I am not a doctor or trained medical staff. I'm just going off my own experience/research. Please consult your physician whenever possible, and remeber this situation is for those who are STD free and who do NOT test positive for strep throat.View Thread
Hi. Sorry this reply is late, hopefully you've found a solution to your problem. To answer your question: as I said prior, Power Stick is a men's body wash.
Bath products leave layers on our skin, and I believe that I was allergic to a chemical in the body wash that I was unknowing ingesting during oral. If you touch something covered in residue it's going to rub off on you. He switched to Dove for Men since it is a better known brand and advertised as being more gentle. Since the switch I have not experienced any problems.View Thread
Thank you for the information, but actually -as discussed several times throughout the post- it was NOT strep throat. I had an allergic reaction to his body wash that caused extreme pain and white dots in my throat/tonsils that were very similar to strep throat symptoms. However, I tested negative for strep throat repeatedly.
I'm just stating this, again, so that anyone else who finds this post because they are in a similar situation does not get confused or discouraged.View Thread
In my situation, I didn't have strep throat either (tested negative everytime) but they were strep-like symptoms and it was very painful. Antibiotics always cleared it up, but I'd get it again the next time we had oral sex. Since changing his bodywash over a year ago I have not had any problems/infections after being intimate with him, so yes, I confirmed that it was a reaction to some chemical in that brand.View Thread
For the record, my partners are one at a time. And I get tested after every new partner so that if I do have something I know exactly who it came from. I was celibate for 2 years before getting into the relationship I'm in now, and still have the same issues.
My point was, if I'm not sexual active for two years, then I have two strep free years, but if I decide to be with someone, I instantly have strep. Then another two nonsexual active/none strep throat years can go by, and then if I get into another relationship then BAM I have it again.
The number of partners I've had in the past isn't the point of the question, it's why do I always have this reaction.View Thread
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