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Itchy Palms And Soles As ARS Symptoms

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itchy palms during seroconversion

Hi there. Is itching common during seroconversion? Right after infection, my palms and ankles were so itchy that I couldn't hardly stand it. The itching was intense when I was carrying something heavy (groceries) or around where my socks...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A transient skin rash plus hypersensitivity to scratching/pressure can be seen soon after initial HIV infection though in my experience is not very common. Hypersensitivity to insect bites seems more common in my experience. KH... Read more »

Itchy Palms

Hi,I have started the medication (Truvada+Stocrin) 15 days ago with CD4 just above 200 and 7000... Read more »

Still terrified about ARS symptoms.

Hi Dr. Bob, I wrote to you earlier "Very worried about ARS symptoms." and I would like to... Read more »
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AIDS symptoms in ARS? please help, goibng crazy

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
The pain is unbearable that i always wake up at dawn at could not get back to sleep anymore. It started with weakness in both upper and lower extremities then after a while burning sensation on the dorsal area of the feet and arms appeared. It went... Read more »

ARS in 7 days? Repeating symptoms?

Posted by packersman, 2 Replies
A little background: I'm a straight male who had an unprotected one-night-stand with a girl I met in a club seven weeks ago. I don't know her status or have any way of contacting her. Following the encounter, I had the following symptoms. The days... Read more »

ars symptoms after possible exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i had sex with a poz female. used protection but the condom ripped. i have been sick for a month now. had a cough the whole time. with ars, do the symptoms usuallt last so long? i have to assume that's what it is because i'm taking meds. and it will... Read more »

ARS Symptoms Question

Posted by Anonymous
Hello,

I was curious if ARS symptoms occur all at once or does someone feel ill at first with sore throat, then progress after few days into fever and body ache.. Thanks! Read more »