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I have a question how do I know I have oral herpes? I went

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I have a question how do I know I have oral herpes ? I went to the doctor he checked because I had swollen tonsils he said it was an infection but after some drugs it went away later it's back no sore on my lips or Tongue just on my throat is that herpes ?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: HIV and AIDS
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

This is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

I looked at your photo

that is not herpes.

those are tonsilar crypts .

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Hello doctor
I hand shaked someone today later on after few seconds I put the hand in my mouth bitting my nails and bitting some skin of it have I contacted hiv?? If there was blood or semen have I contacted hiv?
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

no, you don't have to worry about HIV.

you can't contract HIV this way

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Ok thanks doctor I'm so scared of diseases and virus so u are saying even tho there was visible blood and I put it in my mouth after shaking the person without my knowledge I can't get hiv?
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I am asking this because I have cuts in my mouth
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
also a little cut on my hand no bleeding tho
Expert:  Dr. David replied 9 months ago.

you can't get HIV, even if you have cuts in your mouth.

you are letting your anxiety get out of control here.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
An antibody test at 4 weeks will detect 95% of infections.??? Pls doctor what does this mean
Expert:  Dr. David replied 8 months ago.

an HIV antibody tests at 4 weeks will detect about 90% of all HIV infections if you have it.