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Symptoms Of Sore Throat Caused By Herpes

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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs....
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Symptom: sore throat?

After giving oral sex, can sore throat be a sympton of an STD, that can be contracted through oral sex? ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Before answering your question, let me suggest that you avoid diagnosing yourself for STIs (sexually transmitted infections). It is important that you leave that task up to your doctor. People often fall into the trap of convincing themeselves that... Read more »

Sore throat from abacavir

Is there a way to deal with the nagging sore throat which accompanies my regimen of Abacavir, Peg-Intron and PIs?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
I'm not entirely sure which of your medications is causing your sore throat, though I usually don't associate this symptom with HIV medications. Interferon causes many symptoms, and swollen glands and achiness can certainly be part of... Read more »

Chronic Sore Throat and HIV

Dear Dr. Feinberg,I've read some postings indicating a sore throat is associated more with seroconversion...is this correct?Thank you for your unselfish work for ones in need....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
A sore throat can be one of many possible symptoms that occur when someone is newly infected with HIV. I don't know what you mean when you say that a "sore throat is associated MORE with seroconversion". A sore throat can reappear as... Read more »

sore throat after oral sex

Hii performed unprotected cunnilingus 2 days ago. I have now a sore throat and feel like i have a cold. could this be symptom of STI? ...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,It is possible. Certain STD's such as Chlamydia, Syphilis, and Gonorrhea can be transmitted orally. Of those, Chlamydia and Gonorrhea can cause a sore throat. You could wait a day or two to see if the sore throat resolves itself. If... Read more »
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Sore throat...sinus drainage symptoms!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just recently went to the doctor for a sinus infection that pretty much cleared up within a couple days of taking the first one or two doses of antibiotics.

Thats all pretty much gone, but now a week later I still have a lot of drainage in my... Read more »

Sore Throat and Mouth Sores the Recur

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello would anybody have some insight for me, I had an exposure to HIV 9 months ago. Tested negative to HIV 1/2. The exposure came from a women from sex worker from korea, since then I just haven't felt right. Lots of strange symptoms. So I... Read more »

SORE THROAT

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
It is 9 weeks that i have had a sore throat.(it started a week after exposure)its kind of unusual i feel a scratchy feeling mostly on the right side of my throat near my tonsils, kind of like something is stuck in there. ( no other symptoms) i have... Read more »

Sore Throat

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
After two weeks possible exposure my boyfriend has a what his doctor says a very bad sore throat with swollen glands and he did a throat culture and he gets his results tomorrow.

I on the other hand am very scared because I was with someone who was... Read more »