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HIV from being fingered in a steam room

I have read several contradicting views for my case, which is as follows:

On the 1st of Feb, 2013 (2 weeks ago) I am a 23 yo male. I got in the steam room with a guy (assuming he's HIV+) and we mutually masturbated for about 1 minute or less, and after that he slided his finger against my anus, but few seconds later he licked the tip of his finger (used saliva as a lube) and he pushed his finger into my anus for like 2 cm (1 inch) for 3 seconds and I asked him to pull it out.

Assuming he had saliva as I mention on his finger, or assuming he had precum on the finger before he inserted it, will that cause a risk? Should I get tested?

I am terrified since I read too many different views stating that it could be a risk and some saying no. For 3 days now I've been having an easy cold (flu) with sneezing a some sore throat and wet cough, but I havnt had any other signs.

Please if you can support your answer with credible sources or links it would be great!
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You never had an exposure.

HIV is unable to reproduce outside its living host (unlike many bacteria or fungi, which may do so under suitable conditions), except under laboratory conditions; therefore, it does not spread or maintain infectiousness outside its host.

HIV is transmitted by;
Unprotected penetrative anal and/or vaginal sex
Sharing works with other IV drug users
Mother to child
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can you provide any reliable sources that assures that?
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Yes, go to the expert forum pay your money and get the same answer.
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by credible sources I mean like journals, articles or any source that helped you gain this info and assume its a no exposure!
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Bud you have a computer look it up, try JAMA for starters.  Look up fingering and masturbation.
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