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ARS Symptoms One At A Time Or All Together

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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 about...
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, the symptoms... Read more »

one time in a gay sauna

I am a straight guy and out of curiosity visited a gay sauna in London. As things developed I... Read more »

IS IT TIME TO WOO-HOO!!! IS IT TIME TO WOO-HOO!!! IS IT TIME TO WOO-HOO!!!

Doc!!! CAN I WOO-HOO!!!!!!here's the rundown. Unprotected sex twice 9-10 years ago (97-98ish). ... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Problems With Condoms May Be Reduced for Men Taking Ample Time to Apply Them

... "One potentially important antecedent of experiencing problems with condom use during penile-vaginal sex is the amount of time that men (and perhaps women) allow for condom application," noted the study authors. Thus, they sought to examine... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Fighting HIV, One Grandmother at a Time

...here, amidst immense poverty and harsh living conditions, lies a safe haven for some amazing women. The grandmothers, who oftentimes are the sole breadwinners in their family, provide community outreach, training, and capacity-building to others... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Time Between Initial HIV Infection and AIDS is Not Symptom-Free

...inevitably degrades the immune system, leading to the development of life-threatening infections -- AIDS -- about 10 years later. The time between initial HIV infection and the development of AIDS is commonly referred to as the symptom-free, or... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Time-Out/Time-In

...game as are the virus and our drugs. Like any good engagement, the actions are either one of defense or offense. There is a time to be passive and receptive. There is also a time to get the juices flowing and assert yourself in an all out... Read more »
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Concerned about exposure time frame & OHL (Oral Hair Leukoplakia)

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...that rub off without any pain/bleeding that mainly accumulates in the morning. I don't smoke and did drink heavy on occasion 2 times every other week. I do have fillings and noticed that when I sleep that my tongue rests or migrates on the side... Read more »

time frame

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Because ARS comes between 2-6 weeks, and later symptoms of hiv come years later, symptoms that i am feeling 3 months after exposure can not be related to hiv???? please clarify. Read more »

Timeline for ARS - Xanax time?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 3 Replies
...My nature is to worry and hence my name WW. Anyways is the typical timeline of 2-4 weeks correct for ARS symptoms? I tested myself at 5 weeks, not much symptom other than burning urination and dry Read more »

timing of ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... A doctor writting in the NY Times said today, symptons after eposure appear immediatly. An expert on viral load on the ask the experts here at THE BODY says anywhere Read more »