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Tested negative for HIV previously. Upper lips turning red. Signs of HIV?

Excuse me doctor of late I have not been myself coz of anxiety . I had unprotected sex 16 months ago. 4 months later I found another girl who insisted on HIV test before having sex. hiv test was done and both of us turned negative. I stayed with this lady for 8 months during which we had constant sex. After these 8 months this lady went for another hiv test and she was negative. As for me I have not tested again. This is my worry doctor My upper lips are gradually turning red. Could it be a sign of HIV aids? please advise because I m no longer at ease with myself and any other person who may be next to me. Doctor my mouth is gradually disfiguring my face.
Asked On : Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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Thanks for coming to HCM. Please relax, very likely that you DO NOT have HIV infection. And if someone get HIV infection, still he can have a healthy illness free life for several years in today's world with advanced medicines. To alleviate your anxiety, you can get HIV testing done again. The test methods used these days are reliable. But if you had no unprotected physical relation or blood transfusion, you are very unlikely to get HIV infection. You can read more on HIV & AIDS to understand this disease, it's risk factors & approach when you have a doubt of exposure to HIV infection. There are other sexually transmitted diseases also which you should be aware of.

You can visit your doctor who can guide you to local health & wellness clinic where you can get counseling on healthy sex practices and protection methods. Please follow a healthy life style with safe-sex methods; exercise & balanced nutritious diet will help further. Try to keep yourself involved with the things/work that gives you happiness!
Wish you a happy & healthy life!
Answered: Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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