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Raspy lungs a sign of ARS????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm still having ARS Symptoms including raspy lungs, cough and dry mouth. I'm to the point I can't sleep at night!!! Are these associates with ARS??? It will be 2 weeks tomorrow for possible exposure... Read more »

Night Sweats? Signs of ARS?

Posted by alex39, 3 Replies
Hi
I am a male and I did perform cunnilingus on a woman for few minutes. (No menstrual blood, and I have no sores or lesions in my mouth).
No Vaginal, No Anal.
9 days later I felt a little bit tired during the day and the same evening I got some chills... Read more »

Is is possible to have ARS at 17 weeks?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible to have symptoms of ARS at 17-18 weeks. I have never had a fever but have had a persistant sore throat for a few weeks and feeling muscle weakness? thanks for any responses

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Is it possible too show ARS symptoms so soon?

Posted by TheTyger
I have read different sources concerning ARS, from textbooks and medical dictionaries, to medical sites on the Internet and thebody.com. Most sources say 2-4 weeks, others say within a month of exposure, still others put the figure at up to 6 weeks.... Read more »

ARS statistics

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is the most common symptom of ARS ? Is it fever, sore throat , enlarged lymph nodes, sweating???? What do the statistics say ?????

Is having a sore throat after possible exposure a sign of ARS???

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at higher risk than most on here, will donate (ARS SYMPTOMS) (PRIMARY HIV INFECTION SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

i am going crazy and wont have access to a test again for 4.5 weeks, trust me i am getting one as soon as i step foot off the plane in the usa. however, until then i am going absolutely crazy. the reason is that my neck has been pressured and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll be brief, as I've answered many similar questions before. (Check the archives!)Your HIV risk is extremely low (unprotected oral, vaginal fingering with healing non-bleeding cut). Protected sex is indeed protected, assuming the... Read more »

useful tests? ARS after PEP possible?

Dear Dr. Frascino, i just wanted to inform you that my 5week post exposure test (Elisa and DUO) came out both negative. During PEP I experienced fatigue and dry cough and a bit of chest pain in the last two weeks of PEP. At day 13 postexp i had a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello D,1. No.2. Test reliability/validity is baed on the time from infection/exposure, not ARS. Current post-PEP testing guidelines recommend an HIV-antibody test at four to six weeks, three months and six months from the date of exposure.I agree... Read more »

Possible ARS Symtoms? (POPPERS, 2010)

First of all, thank you so much for your time. Let me start my story by saying that currently I'm awaiting results from an HIV DNA test. I took an antibodies test 2 weeks ago for a possible exposure I may have had 7 weeks prior. It came back...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"...the other guy was on 'poppers' and through some research I learned that HIV infection is increased from receiving oral sex from someone under the influence from this drug." WHAT? Where did you read that? Poppers can... Read more »

Possible meningitis == ARS?

Dr. Rob, First of all, I would like to thank you for providing help and advice to those of us who suffer the window pain and the disease. Your web site has been the comfort I seek every day in the past three months. I do not know how I can live...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Sy,Let me see if I can shatter your "window pain.""Protected" sex is indeed protected assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail. Masturbation is not a risk for HIV transmission; consequently, from what... Read more »
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Black AIDS Institute

Black America and HIV Testing

"Fifty-two percent of Black people above age 18 reported having been tested." An estimated 21 percent of people living with HIV in the U.S. -- or 232,700 people -- are unaware of their infection. 11 We don't know the exact racial breakdown of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

California Gov. Signs Law Creating Organization to Coordinate, Expand HIV/AIDS Prevention, Services for Blacks

"Governor Signs Historic Bill to Address HIV/AIDS Within California's Black Community ," City of Los Angeles AIDS Coordinator Office : California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) late last month signed a bill (AB 1142 ) into law that aims to address... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Illinois: Governor Signs Bill to Create Fund for HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment Services Aimed at Blacks

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) on Saturday signed into law a bill (SB 1001 ) that will create a fund to address the disproportionate affect of HIV/AIDS on the state's black residents, the Chicago Sun-Times reports ( Chicago Sun-Times ,... Read more »
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Sign On! Endorse Recommendations to President Obama on AIDS 2012 and the National AIDS Strategy

Please join the members of an independent working group of national HIV/AIDS advocates and sign on to a letter to the President (pdf) urging continued HIV/AIDS leadership in 2012 . The letter calls for President Obama to deliver a keynote speech... Read more »