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Last question hiv exposure.

Thanks for answering my other question here. I didn’t want to bump the thread because I got an answer about it. Also am going to take diabetes test but a little delayed from holiday.

1. Girlfriend brought up a back tattoo and a better timeline.  I had done October 5th. Place wasn’t big in a not so good area.  Got rapid test finger prick November 14, Negative. Swollen lymph node Nov 22ish lasted a week and a half got an oral swab test dec 7th negative.  Did I have an exposure and is this ars related?

Thank you for answering last question and happy holidays.
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This answers all of your HIV questions, and if you can think of any more just reread about the 3. You had zero risk therefore  testing is irrelevant to your situation because you had zero risk. HIV is a fragile virus, which is instantly inactivated in air and also in saliva which means it is effectively dead so it can't infect from touching, external rubbing or oral activities. It doesn't matter if you and they were actively bleeding or had cuts at the time either because the HIV is effectively dead.  
Only 3 adult risks are the following:
1. unprotected penetrating vaginal with a penis
2. unprotected penetrating anal sex with a penis
3. sharing hollow needles that you inject with.
The only way to get HIV is if you did one of the 3. The situation you describe is a long way from any of these 3.
Even with blood, lactation, cuts, rashes, burns, etc the air or the saliva does not allow inactivated virus to infect from touching, external rubbing or oral activities. Doctors have calculated the risk from what you describe to be less than that of being hit by a meteor, therefore no one will get HIV from what you did in the next 40 years of your life either. The above HIV science is 40 years old and very well established, so no detail that you can add to your encounter will change it from zero risk.
You don't have any medical training so shouldn't be poking and irritating your lymph then claiming you diagnosed something.
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Oh the lymph around neck ear area was confirmed swollen by doctor. I noticed it because of pain laying down is why I also asked. Oh so if I didn’t have an exposure from that event then it’s non related.  Thanks for the info dude.
There is no HIV symptom that is peculiar to HIV so you can't isolate any symptom to HIV. examining your body in fear is  waste of time, but just focusing on the 3 is the only thing you have to do.
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