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ARS Years Ago But Negative

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HIV- ARS since SHINGLES attack 4 years ago

Could you please tell me what the definition of AIDS is?I have had ARS since my SHINGLES attack 4 years ago after a high risk exposure. My testing results have been a big puzzle. 2/20/96 -HIV-1 ELISA, 6/05/96 -HIV-1 ELISA, 3/28/98 -HIV 1/2 ELISA,...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Your question is complicated, so I'll take it in order. First, it isn't clear to me that you're HIV+. All antibody tests (which are diagnostic) appear to have been negative. Small viral loads in the absence of a positive antibody... Read more »

fear of hiv 2 -ars rash 18 yrs ago

I am the best friend of someone who has worried for almost 15 years about a rash she developed... Read more »

you convinced me I HIV negative 6 years ago, today my daughter could have AIDS

Hi DoctorIts been several years since my last post to you; below I will highlight the previous... Read more »
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ARS Symptoms 12 months ago HIV + ex GF

Posted by withoutyou, 1 Reply
Regarding my X from the get go I knew she had HIV I always wore condoms for vaginal sex. There were instances when I had a cold sore(very small and not open) and I performed oral sex on her or cuts on my fingers early on, I wasn't overly worried... Read more »

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 »

Infected a year ago... how many years do I have

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
What is currently the expected life span of someone recently infected... with meds, or whatever? 10 years, 20 years? realistically please. Are they any great new medicines? Read more »

do I have ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If anyone can help me, I'd really appreciate it...I am a 21 year old female and I had unprotected sex about 7 months ago and I don't know if the guy was HIV+. I was diagnosed with molluscum contagiosum a couple of months ago which started me... Read more »