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A 33-year-old female asked:

2-3 days after exposure, i devlpd sore throat for 1 month, then i had hives and started breaking out face+back, mouth devlpd 2 canker sores, i developed sores on genitals. thought it was hsv. tested for stds, hiv at 6 wks all neg. yeast +. pos hiv?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
To be sure you need to get a HIV nucleic acid test at 6 months after exposure. Were you tested for gonorrhea, if not, it would be prudent to talk to your doctor about gonorrhea and chlamydia testing. Safe sex: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/wellness-and-prevention/safer-sex-guidelines Take HPV vaccine.
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