Dear sick, whether it is related or not, having a sore throat and swollen glands can be a real drag. The symptoms you describe could be a common cold or strep throat, but they could also be caused by an infection you may have received during oral sex. Its possible that your partner may have a sexually transmitted infection (sti) without knowing it, and passed it on to you through fluids. The main symptom of oral gonorrhea is a sore throat but up to 90 of individuals infected may have little or no symptoms. These symptoms of oral gonorrhea are the same for men or women and usually occur a few days after oral contact (about 7 to 21 days )with a partners genitals or anal area when the partner is infected with n. People can get chlamydia as a result of having oral sex with someone who has a chlamydia infection. People with a chlamydia infection in the throat, vagina, penis, or rectum can pass on the infection. i gave my boyfriend unprotected oral sex a few times a few days ago for the first time ever. It was worse right when i woke up, and i figured it was because i had two fans on in my room and a window open, that maybe it was just the air. My husband and i have been together for 15 years, and i always get a sore throat after oral sex. I have avoided giving oral sex over the years just because of the frustration of getting a sore throat, but it is an enjoyable part of our sex life. Meningitis can be spread by oral sex, although the proven route is fellatio, and it generally causes headaches, not sore throat. Im not a doctor but a sore throat can be caused by many factors including perhaps your bf wasnt clean ( penile cleanliness especially non circumsized males ) and you dont say how long you engaged in having oral or how many times or if you ingested all he had which in all cases would be enough to irritate your throat. Perhaps,since he lives 4 hours away he may have been comming down with a. M brown asks check up if she can get sick from having oral sex even though her partner has no symptoms of an infection and is her only sexual partner. However, since their last sexual contact more than a week ago when they had oral sex, she has been experiencing a sore throat which is very red. getting oral sex from a partner with a syphilis sore or rash on the lips or mouth, or in the throat, can result in getting syphilis. Another important factor that affects risk of spreading syphilis is how long an infected partner has had syphilis. These germs get into your body via the nose or mouth, so its safe to say that your partners vagina cannot catch a cold if you go down on her when you have a sore throat. You can pass along your sore throat germs by kissing, touching, or holding her close to you during sexual activity though.