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Maximum Time For ARS Symptoms To Appear

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Ars symptoms after PEP - maximum timescale

Posted by flyer12, 1 Reply
Hi all
I had a condom break with a CSW in early Feb and was put on PEP 24 hours later. I completed the course.
Since finishing PEP i have tested negative out to 9 weeks post PEP with DUO tests.
However 8 and a half weeks post PEP i came down with a... Read more »

ARS symptoms always appear?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If i had a risky exposure on July 5th, would i experience any symptoms by now if i were seroconverting to HIV+. I had an experience with a prostitute (protected) and immediately after i lost my appetite for about a week, i lost about 10lbs. But i... Read more »

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 »

ARS time-line

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Whats the quickest and longest time for Acute ARS symtoms to appear? How long does the rash last? Would it be described as fungal?

Thanks

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ARS SYMPTOMS, MAYBE?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
IF YOU EXPERIENCE SYMPTOMS 3 WEEKS AFTER POSSIBLE EXPOSURE, EG. HEADACHES AND BODY ACHES, NAUSEA THAT CONTINUALLY PERSIST, BUT ARE MILD AND THEN AT 9 WEEKS DEVELOP MORE SYMPTOMS IN CONJUCTION WITH THE ONES MENTIONED ABOVE THAT ARE REOCCURING, COULD... Read more »
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Maximum time to experience ARS

I understand this is going to vary in individuals, but what would you estimate the maximum amount of time to experience ARS related symptoms and seroconversion. Could someone experience ARS due to HIV, 20 weeks past exposure.Thanks...
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
Unlikely that symptoms would develop that late. Very possible that symptoms would continue that long if they started several weeks earlier.MH... Read more »

Do ARS symptoms appear after 2 months

Dear doctors, I am wondering of there is a possibly for ArS symptoms to appear after 2 months. This is because I had a protected exposure with a prostitute in january and in mid March and this is the end of June and I am kinda having symptoms. (on a...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks you for your question,But honestly, this entire situation seems to really be about your anxiety rather than any <i>real</i> risk.Protected sex, where the end of your penis remains covered by an unbroken condom, holds no risk for... Read more »

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 »

how soon can ARS symptoms appear

OK, I feel like a dope. I emailed you yesterday w/o fully checking through the archives. (You are a busy guy!) I found some encouraging posts, but want to clarify.Most of the info said that ARS takes at least a week or more to manifest symptoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Responding to your specific questions first:1.No.2.Not that I am aware of.3.The mind can play weird trick, yes! Rash can be caused by gazillions of things other than HIV!4.HIV-acquisition risk would be negligible to nonexistent.As for your... Read more »
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