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I have flu like symptoms fever mild throat, do I have herpes from oral?
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Unlikely
I think you are asking about oral sex.
When herpes is transmitted in this fashion it usually produces a classic rash with blister-like lesions which break down and form small very painful shallow ulcers. This may be accompanied by fever, malaise, etc., but it sounds like you may have a cold. Depending on the type of oral sex HIV can reach the tonsils if ejaculate hits the throat.

In brief: Unlikely
I think you are asking about oral sex.
When herpes is transmitted in this fashion it usually produces a classic rash with blister-like lesions which break down and form small very painful shallow ulcers. This may be accompanied by fever, malaise, etc., but it sounds like you may have a cold. Depending on the type of oral sex HIV can reach the tonsils if ejaculate hits the throat.
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