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symptoms of HIV and ARS question one more time

Posted by rob422, 2 Replies
okay i can't find this question in the index.
i'm very new to this whole HIV scare. and i'm also finding out that everything i've read about HIV from other websites is misleading.

i don't really care about the possibility of my infection status or... Read more »

Question about ARS symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Do ARS symptoms have to occur at the same time or can they happen one after another?

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How long does the ARS last ? Does all symptoms comes at once or it comes one after another ?

Posted by Iampanicked, 1 Reply
Even though there was stomach discomfort for 20 days post 4 weeks post exposure. My other ARS like symptoms have been going on for the last 4 weeks though its severities have reduced a lot. I would like to know whether all the symptoms comes at... Read more »

ARS Symptoms

Posted by query, 2 Replies
April 2nd unprotected one time vaginal encounter with CSW. April 9th developed fever of approximately 38.5 degrees. Next day presented with sore throat that was isolated only to the right side, very painful, also what I perceived was a swollen... Read more »

how long do ARS symptoms last ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can symptoms last 24 hours only ?I had a cold chills with body aches that lasted one night. Could this be seroconversion ?

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When do ARS symptoms generally start? What are the major symptoms of ARS?

Dear Dr. Bob,Thanks for the wonderful work that you do to help people everyday dealing with this deadly disease. I am a health teacher and I want to see if you can provide me some professional knowledge on two questions.1. When do ARS symptoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Health Teacher,The information you desire was already waiting for you in the archives. See below.Dr. BobARS (ARS SYMPTOMS, 2010) Mar 11, 2010Dr. BobHey doc i noticed you tell alot of people there symptoms are not ars. What would a typical ars... Read more »

Symptoms Consistent with ARS...Is/Are There Such Thing/Things? (ARS SYMPTOMS, 2011)

Dear Dr. Bob,I know you have pointed out again and again that symptoms are extremely unreliable in diagnosing HIV/AIDS. Besides being a cold hard fact, it also helps to lighten up those reading this forum who are plagued by anxiety and guilt...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.The reason to get an HIV test is potential HIV exposure, not the presence or absence of symptoms. The take-home lesson is if you've put yourself at risk for HIV, you need an HIV test. It really is just that straightforward.Regarding a... Read more »

Timing of ars symptoms... INFORMED question (4th attempt)

Hey Dr. Bob,I know persistence will pay off! The following symptoms (& timing) followed an oral sex encounter where I went down on a woman of unknown status:* 2 canker sores on my tongue -- began 4 days after exposure and lasted for 4 days.*...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Calm and Concerned,You state I inspire hope and I educate readers on safety and mental health. OK, I'll agree with you there. The purpose of this forum is to provide scientifically sound information in responding to various queries.... Read more »

Time between exposure and ARS symptoms

Hi Doc,I don't want to waste time or space so will cut this short. I had protected sex about a year ago with someone who has since been diagnosed as HIV positive. I do not believe the condom failed but I do remember becoming very ill around...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Neil of Scotland,First of all if the condom failed (broke), most likely you would have known. It's generally not a subtle event. Mr. Happy's head comes poking out of the condom like your head pokes out of a turtleneck sweater!Second,... Read more »
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