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So I have had a scary 6 months. I thought I had contracted HIV in the most implausible way possible, but now I think it's herpes..
So, 2 days after I possibly contracted herpes, I got a flu like illness without any cold sores or outbreaks and I just got diagnosed with the flu and went home. Now, about 6 months later, I got a flu like illness with a cold sore right on my lip. You can't see it but it's like, half in my mouth and half on my lip. I have always had canker sores, but this seems more like a blister of some kind. Yes, I thought I had HIV for a while but I got tested at 4 1/2 months and I tested negative.
So what I'm asking is: Does this sound like it could be herpes? It's a pretty painful little blister, but when I look at people with herpes, it seems way more intense.
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