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I got an unprotected blow job from and kissed an escort who did not have any cold sores on her mouth about 5 days ago and now I have cold like symptoms (sneezing, runny nose, congestion in my head, had a sore throat yesterday but it went away). I do not have an bumps or blisters anywhere but I'm concerned that the cold like symptoms could be the beginnings of herpes. Should I worry?

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replied April 1st, 2015
Sexual Health - Men Answer A51693
Thank you for asking

I read your question and I understand your concern. Cold like symptoms could be mere cold and not cold sore. Odds of getting herpes are high though. But that comes with a sore. Even prodromal phase has a cold sore. So it is unlikely herpes.

I hope it helps. Consult your doctor as our advice is just for education purposes only.

Take care

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