Acute Hiv Rash
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesHi all and thanks for reading!
I am a 31 y/o light skinned black female. I had unprotected sex with my boyfriend (38 y/o) of 3 months a little over a month ago. At this time I also had my regular localized minor acne episode on my face and I picked... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello: Generally, if I had a sore throat 3 weeks ago and now my nodes are slightly swollen in my neck and armpits, but never any rash or fever or oral signs, what is the risk of my having acute HIV infection? (Oral sex, no ejaculation, protected... Read more »
Posted by marinero, 1 Replyplease help,im over stressed,im an asian male seafarer. i have protected sex with a venezuelan sex worker(with condom,no sign of breakage) but i performed an unprotected cunnilingus last dec 2008, i am healthy for 4 and half months,no any disease... Read more »
Posted by thestranger, 1 ReplyHi guys,
just wanted to share my story for those who are afraid they have gotten HIV or who think they might be experiencing ARS. A couple months back, I had an protected encounter with a woman of unknown HIV status, and three weeks after the... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesaye carumba...
i've been so scared for the past few weeks, I can barely function... just looking for a little advice... i know no one here can diagnose me for sure, only an hiv test 6 or 12 weeks out can do that...
i was the bottom (i'm a guy) partner... Read more »
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University of North CarolinaHello thereI was not able to view the pictures you sent but if you have a rash that occurred a few weeks after engaging in unprotected vaginal sex with a woman who may have HIV, I would get tested. Take careLHW... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHIYou could be having side effects of the PEP medication they put you on. 7 days is a little too soon to see signs of seroconversion. Do you know if the person you were with has HIV? If so finding out the viral load of that person would be important... Read more »
UCLA School of MedicineThe rash associated with the "acute phase" of HIV, or primary HIV infection can last for hours to days. My experience is that it is rarely more than a week. Most people with primary infection have more than a rash but the symptoms during... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Can I please describe "everything (I) know" about the rash caused by ARS? Yes, I can, but no I will not. It would take pages and pages and I do not feel it is a valid use of my time nor would it be particularly fascinating or useful... Read more »
Unique, Statewide Program of Acute HIV Testing and Partner Outreach Finds That Many Acute Infections in North Carolina May Stem From Exposure to Chronically Infected PatientsThere's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. It is these women and men who are transforming HIV treatment and care. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV... Read more »
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Number of Named Partners and Number of Partners Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection Identified by Persons With Acute Versus Established HIV InfectionAcute HIV infections are linked to a disproportionate share of forward transmission in certain populations, note the current study's authors. They hypothesized that patients acutely infected might be able to identify more named partners than those... Read more »
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