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Sore throat due to herpes simplex virus - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   do i pay for this one?
Doctor :  
User :   ok sorry ok
Doctor :  
this is the free trial period
User :   my girlfriend has herpes and takes meds
Doctor :   ok
User :   i was underthe impression if they werent broke out n she was on meds itd be ok
User :   she has type 2 in her vag
i went down on her 3-4 days ago and we both feel the same sore throat my lips kinda itch achy sore body
Doctor :   ok

User :   i thought it might be tonsilitus but i went to the doc and said its a virus. but wasnt chekd for herpes but they took a throat cult
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
what did the throat culture say?
User :   they said its not streptthroat but its a virus drink lots of fluids
Doctor :   ok

User :   what do you think?
Doctor :  
there are various viruses causing infection of throat
Doctor :  
and all the virus infections including herpes is

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