Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
   
Ask the Experts About

Understanding Your LabsUnderstanding Your Labs
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


ARS?
Apr 26, 1999

From reading some of your answers, you indicated some HIV infected people do not experience ARS. I am wonder if some of these people might have ARS and went unnotice because some ARS symptoms are very similar to other common symptoms. What is your view on this? Thank you Dr.

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Exactly. ARS is a "flu-like" syndrome. It mimics many other colds and flus we all experience. Thus people might not go to the doctor if they don't equate these symptoms in their own minds with a high risk exposure. And indeed some people do not remember any symptoms when tested a few months later and found to be HIV positive. MH



Previous
Take longer than 6 months to seroconvert.
Next
Initial Viral load

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement