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Blisters on the corner of the mouth. Took acyclovir for herpes. Do I have HIV?

i have seen some bubbles on my lips[only one side] doc[skin specialist said that its called herpes .....and i took acyclovir ointment usp 5% w/w and herpesafe 400 dt tablet..........dazit m tablet...... so doc i am afraid....... no fever ,no headache ,no wait loss[present wait is 63]age 24...hight 5 2 ....... doc please say something.......i am afraid.......should i have hiv?or not?
Asked On : Sat, 5 Jan 2013
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HIV AIDS Specialist 's  Response
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Herpes simplex infection around mouth can occur to anybody. It is not necessarily a sexually transmitted infection. It is a self limiting disease and you will be alright within a week or so. Recurrence of the lesion once in a while is possible.
It is not related to HIV. If it does not heal after a month, then there may be a possibility of immuno-suppression.
If you have a risky sex behavior, then you can have a HIV screening test. Otherwise you need not worry at all.
Get well soon.
Dr S.Murugan
Answered: Sun, 6 Jan 2013
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