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I had unprotected sex 11 days ago. I have developed an

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I had unprotected sex 11 days ago. I have developed an extremely sore throat 5 days ago. I have no other symptoms. Is this likely to be an early sign of HIV or other Std?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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Just sore throat is not a sign of HIV.

It is likely caused by the cold virus or infection.

Acute HIV causes more symptoms like persistently large neck glands, fever, weight loss usually lasting more than 2 weeks.

Your symptoms should improve in next few days.

Do not worry.
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