And even if it is, shingles defintely does not mean you have HIV
. It's only slightly more common in HIV
infected persons, and even then it's an issue of people with longstanding infection, typically for several years (i.e. with advanced immune deficiency). Finallt, although shingles is most common after age 50, it is by no means rare at your age. Either you have found a misleading website. Or, more likely, your anxieties are filtering what you "see" about shingles.