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mouth blisters and ars

Posted by Anonymous
first off, this forum is really informative and a great place. i've posted several questions and having a hard time getting through to my six months test. i tested at 4 weeks and at 8 weeks and both were negative(elisa test). at 3 weeks i had some... Read more »

ARS Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
After doing some research into ARS symptoms there seems to be some common ground. First of all, temperature and fatigue seem to be universally present. Very specific studies have found that almost 100% of people going through true ARS will have... Read more »

Is this ars Symptom? did i pass the seroconversion

Posted by merci225, 3 Replies
I had sex with a girl. We kept contact, and couple of days, she contacted me saying that she was HIV + and that i had to test.

We were not under the unflence of any drugs. She gave me fellation and our genitals were rubing. I had body fluids on my... 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 »

Can you have ARS symptoms but not have ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies


I had symptoms of ARS infection...painful swollen neck glands, low grade fever, rash that lasted a month, clogged ears. My only risk factor is receiving a shot from a doctor 9 weeks before the symptoms showed themselves. Should I be tested? What... Read more »
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Lesbian here...please help. seroconversion/ARS symptoms?

Dr. Bob you are such a wonderful man. I am so touched by your spirit. Can you help me understand the eary signs of HIV infection. I am lesbian who has had multiple partners. My oral activity is limited to non-insertive cunnlingus and anal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your very kind comments! They are warmly appreciated.Your HIV-acquisition risk is extremely low. There have been no documented cases of HIV transmission/acquisition from rimming or getting rimmed (although other STDs can be... 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 »

Symptoms Consistent with ARS...Is/Are There Such Thing/Things? (ARS SYMPTOMS, 2011)

Dear Dr. Bob,I know you have pointed out again and again that symptoms are extremely unreliable in diagnosing HIV/AIDS. Besides being a cold hard fact, it also helps to lighten up those reading this forum who are plagued by anxiety and guilt...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.The reason to get an HIV test is potential HIV exposure, not the presence or absence of symptoms. The take-home lesson is if you've put yourself at risk for HIV, you need an HIV test. It really is just that straightforward.Regarding a... 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 »
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