Am I infected with HIV?

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I'm 45 years old male. I got an injection for small throat problem ten weeks back. In the third week after that I got intermittent slight raise in body temperature especially in the evenings for four days. On 24th day I noticed a small pea nut sized round pimple like thing on my penile ring.(no itch, no pain, same color like penis head, no puss). It became small to a pepper size within a day and vanished in one week. I took Oflaxacin+Oridazole tablets and Pantaprazole40mg tablets for this. During the sixth week I got very much anxious and sleepless and got fatigue in day time especially after lunch and evenings.. On 42nd day I noticed some rashes about 10 nos at the center of my chest (no itch, no pain, pink to red in color, barely or slightly raised and having one peaked pimple on each. They vanished in three days. I doubt the rashes might be present earlier as I couldn't notice due to the hairs in my chest. Are the above indicate symptoms of HIV ARS? (I ask this because I doubt the use unclean syringe during my injection)  

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    You wouldn't have had a contaminated needle injected in you. This cannot happen in any medical setting in the civilized world. Used needles are Inserted in bio hazard bins always. The packaging also makes them single use. .. Lastly you are not describing ARS symptoms . These are normal occurrences amplified by anxiety

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    unclean syringe is not used these days. what country your from? 

    HIV testing is done routinely, have you got tested? 

    It could be genital herpes. have STD test. The medicines you took, are those prescribed?

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    Dear Anxious,  The HIV virus needs fresh blood to survive.  Dirty needles are a different issue.  But the HIV virus can not live more and a few seconds exposed to oxygen.  Who, or what, gave you the injection?  Have you checked with them?/her?
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      Let's assume the needle was used... ( which its likely it was not) then the answer still remains no. As Dave told you HIV is inactivated by air, simply put it can't survive in inanimate objects like needles. The fresh blood wouldn't be there. Your rash could be many things that a dermatologist can help you with . Since your not sexually active you can rule out Sti

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    Your penile bumps are common as well post likely papule which many of us have.
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    If you've got rashes and things happening down there go to a sexual health clinic, the records are seperate from your general health records and they will be the best people to advise including an HIV test if you want to be sure as well as treating warts and making sure it's nothing else

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