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Are Flu Symptoms An Ars Symptom

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Ask the Experts

Can flu shot prevent onset of ARS symptoms?

Doc,Thanks for your incredible wisdom and wit--this site has been a wonderful source of knowledge and laughter for me these past few weeks. I have two questions:1) Is it likely that someone would only experiences symptoms from ARS for just one...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll be brief.1.Nope.2.Nope.See, I told you I'd be brief.Stay well.Dr. Bob... 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... 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... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Cost-Effectiveness of Symptom-Based Testing and Routine Screening for Acute HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex With Men in the USA

Testing for HIV when flu-like symptoms are evident may offer a cost-effective alternative for early detection of HIV infection in men who have sex with men (MSM), reported the authors of the current study. "Acute HIV infection often causes... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

Early Symptoms Many people will not have any symptoms when they first become infected with HIV. They may, however, have a flu-like illness within a month or two after exposure to the virus. This illness may include Fever Headache Tiredness... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

Introduction What Is the Flu? How Do You Get the Flu? Who Is at Risk For the Flu? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Diagnose the Flu? How Do You Prevent the Flu? How Do You Treat the Flu Virus? How Do You Treat Flu Symptoms? What About Flu... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Shots and the Upcoming Flu Season

Influenza, or simply the flu, is a serious respiratory infection that makes hundreds of thousands of Americans ill each year. It can cause many complications for people with damaged immune systems, including people living with HIV. Despite... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

ARS symptoms sudden?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Do ARS symptoms start suddenly and all at once? Would there be a two week predromal (sp?) period where you feel like you might be getting sick, then have the flu-like symptoms for a few days and then about 3 or 4 more weeks of feeling slightly sick?... Read more »

A.R.S. Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
I want to share something that has personaly happened to me and obviously most people who post on these boards. Whenever you or I have a sexual encounter, just expect to get flu symptoms or some other "so called" A.R.S. related symptoms, either... Read more »

ARS symptoms vs. delayed seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
This is for all of those people who became very ill (flu-like symptoms, rash diahrea, etc)and believed those symptoms to be ARS related do to whatever type of sexual encounter...I being one of them. I found some information to back up my... Read more »