|The Big D and ARS
Oct 24, 2000
I've heard differing opinions and wanted to get yours. Is diarrhea often part of ARS, or does it usually happen later in the course?
| Response from Mr. Kull
According to one study of 206 patients experiencing acute retroviral syndrome -- the flu-like symptoms someone experiences when they are becoming HIV antibody positive -- 32% experienced diarrhea. Another study did not demonstrate that diarrhea was one of the five most common symptoms.
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