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I know I'm being silly but I suffer from OCD and anxiety.

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Hello. I know I'm being silly but I suffer from OCD and anxiety. About 7 weeks ago I convinced myself that I had a needlestick injury whilst putting the rubbish out. I didn't see any blood etc. I recently have had a couple of little white patches in my mouth that the doctor said are little ulcers. They don't hurt at all and are next to broken teeth. Nevertheless I worry that this might be early HIV. Would HIV seroconversion ulcers hurt?
thanks for this question.Do you have any other medical issues?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
No other medical issues apart from a couple of spots on my chest which I'm told was foliculitis
No they do not hurt.Those are called aphthous ulcers.those are common
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I'm slightly confused are you saying my painless white ulcers are common or could be HIV ulcers?
I'm saying they are common
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