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Chest rash & numb hands = ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had u/p vaginal sex with a unknown female, 5 weeks later I develop a sore throat and cold. A couple of night sweats and some pain in my groin nodes. My hands began going numb in my sleep waking me up. At 7-8 weeks I develop a rash on my chest... Read more »

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 a Cold or Flu more simular to ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I know ARS has been said to mimic the flu, or mono. Some people use Cold and Flu interchangably. Recently I had a pretty serious cold with all the classis symptoms. I was extrememly congested, tired, and had a seriuos sore throat. After... Read more »

Possible ARS? or maybe not?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It has been 3.5 weeks since I received unprotected oral sex from someone of unknown status. The last few days, I have been feeling a bit "under the weather". I have a very slight fever, feeling tired, and I slowly losing my voice.

Could this be... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »

spreading ars symptoms possible?

There is this question that is bugging me and I would like an answer if possible. Thanks in advance for eading this at least.My question is, if someone is actually undergoing seroconversion and is showing symptoms such as sorethroats and snuffy...
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
HIV is not spread by droplet or aerosol like common cold viruses.... Read more »
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