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When You Have A Herpes Outbreak Do You Get A Sore Throat

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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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Deep-throating unprotected Tranny with possible sores in my throat

Thank you, Dr. Franscino, for all your great humor, knowledge and ability to make me relax a bit over the years. This has been addressed a lot in the archives, yet not as specifically as my neurosis would enjoy. If you could give me some...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Skipping right over the whole issue of a "straight" guy with a girlfriend being worried about acquiring HIV from trauma due to deep throating a tallywhacker (albeit one attached to a tranny), let's proceed right to your... Read more »

Oral sores and herpes

I am hiv+ and was recently also diagnosed with genital herpes. At the same time as that outbreak, I had some very painful sores and swelling at the back of my mouth. At first I thought it was thrush but then realized it wasn't. Could have...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
Without having the opportunity to exam your mouth, it is very difficult for me to determine what type of oral sores you presented with at the time of the herpetic outbreak. There are a few rules of thumb, which may help you differentiate oral ulcers... Read more »

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 after giving a blowjob

Hello,I am writing because I am worried I might be infected with an STD. After reading all the Fforum messages, I realize that the risk of contracting HIV from oral sex is quite low. I understand that the risk of getting other STDs is not as low,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You want to go to your Ob/Gyn because your throat is sore? Geez, if you had a hemorrhoid, would you go see your eye doctor? Your internist or general medical doctor is probably the best place to start for routine STD screening. You are correct... Read more »
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HPV+ Herpes Outbreak+ Oral sex w/ HIV+ parter=HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I received oral sex from a girl who is HIV+. I have some genital warts from HPV and had a Herpes Outbreak at the time. Am I infected with HIV? What are my chanes? Are there any documented cases or could I be a first? I am married and need URGENT... Read more »

Sore throat? testing service reliable?

Posted by Anonymous
I have not posted for a while. here is my story i gave a female sex worker in brazil oral sex. i tested negative at 6 weeks then again at 12 weeks. i took a 2nd generation and a third generation test. I have had a persistent throat problem for... 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 »

Oral sex while experiencing Herpes Outbreak

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Received oral sex last night while experiencing a herpes outbreak. HIV status of other person is unknown and don't know wether there was blood in her saliva. Should I seek medical treatment for a possible PEP regime. Thank you all.

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