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ARS At Ten Weeks And Sore Throat And Sinusitis

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Six week negative. Girlfriend and I still symptomatic. 'ARS can last for up to ten weeks'(?)

Posted by 908320498, 4 Replies
Hi guys, just a quick update from:

http://www.thebody.com/cgi-bin/bbs/showthreaded.php?Cat=&Board=infected&Number=269032

Six week test results came back:

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'HIV 1/2 Antigen/Antibody: Not Detected (not sure on... Read more »

Sore throat for almost 3 weeks!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've had a sore throat for almost 3 weeks now. I was given biaxin because they said it was a sinus infection. It did help, but now I've taken all there was of that prescription, and my sore throat is back!!!!!
Is this a bad "sign"?? Or do the ARS... Read more »

Sore throat one week after possible exposure

Posted by ejchak, 1 Reply
I had sex with a guy exactly 9 days ago, he told me that he was tested and his status is negative, but at this point that means nothing to me.
we gave each other oral, and made out constantly. then he gave me anal. a condom was used, the condom did... Read more »

White Coating+sore throat+cough=ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Its been 2 weeks today since exposure. I've been coughing and had a mild sore throat for the past week (dry cough). This morning woke up with white coating which rubbed off, but came back tonight. ARS? Read more »

Sore throat...sinus drainage symptoms!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just recently went to the doctor for a sinus infection that pretty much cleared up within a couple days of taking the first one or two doses of antibiotics.

Thats all pretty much gone, but now a week later I still have a lot of drainage in my... Read more »
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I got fever, sore throat 2 weeks after a handjob

Hi, I have been tested negative to all the STDs and HIV on March 1st this year. I've been to a Chinese massage place on March 10th. The masseuse is from China. At the end of the massage, she gave a handjob. While I was climaxing (cumming), she...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYes a handjob is not a risk for HIV transmission.1. No there is not a risk of transmission from her applying pressure.2. Symptoms of HIV vary from person to person and some people yes can start developing symptoms in 2 weeks, but you could also... Read more »

sore throat for five weeks...please help!!!!

Hi Dr. Bob,First off, I am sorry to hear about the loss of your brother. And secondly, thank you for your help on this website.About a month ago I had a finger stick hiv test and it was negative. It was well beyond three months from a possible...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,A few facts:1.A negative HIV test beyond the window period trumps "symptoms" each and every time.2.You cannot get HIV infected by getting tested for HIV. (That would be really counterproductive, doncha think?)3.A negative test at four... Read more »

sore throat followed by rash

I am now 8 1/2 weeks past possible exposure. (receiving orally, no cum but do not know if there was precum.)Is it possible to have ars symptoms some time apart? I had a sore throat from week 4 to week 7 and it promptly dissapeared. I checked...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
These are unanswerable questions. All is possible.... Read more »

sore throat

I have had many minor ars symptoms (most after my testing)and am the one who got tested at 3 weeks with p24 antigen and pcr which came back negative, but fear that hiv wasn't present in high enough detectable levels for the pcr due to acquiring...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I am not sure what slow seroconversion is. The original tests may have indeed been too early. You need to be retested.MH... Read more »
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