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A 21-year-old female asked:

I popped kissed a stranger on the mouth, 4 days later got a sore throat, dry cough, green mucus from nose, sneezing. could i have gotten hiv/std?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
NO: HIV is a pure STD and this sounds like a bacterial culture ( possibly stept or staff/mixed infection ). You must be cultured to rule out oral/pharyngeal gonorrhea.
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