Red patches on palm scared of either syphillis or even hiv , tested negative for both however

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Hi, I had my one time unprotected sexual exposure 4 years ago , and around 3years after exposure i did a HIV Ag/Ab combo test and a VDRL / TPHA Syphillis test which thankfully came out negative, since my exposure i have not had any forms of sex.

Since a few months i have had small/afew red patch /or patches in one palm. there was only one and the other came recently , shown below are two pictures of my palm with them labeled. Should i be worried of either syphillis or even hiv? since i read that sometimes in hiv red patches also come? or should i rest assured that my tests were accurate? Thanks One picture shows the whole palm, the other shows the specific red areas. Should i be worried of syphills with these? 1st pic- https://ibb.co/c25QvS 2nd pic- zoomed in one with labels- those two red patches are the ones that are there https://ibb.co/iQBXaS

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    No, you don't need to worry. Your tests results were outside of the window period and can be considered conclusive. red patches on hands could be a multitude of things. 

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      Hi thanks for the reply....yeah but i read that it looks like Palmar erythema and that is a symptoms of people with hiv?.... i am so worried but i just dont understand how it could be because i did my HIV TEST nearly 2 years after my exposure and it was negative
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    I wouldn't worry it looks like you might have dry skin. Do you work a lot with your hands. Try using Jergins ultra healing lotion

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