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Are Painful Red Spots A Symptom Of Ars

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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 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 »

ARS symptoms worrying

Posted by mustchange, 1 Reply
hi All
i need advice on my exposure, ulitmately calming myself down, im 31yrs old and tested neg after 6mths of last exposure at may 2012.
below is my story
Exposure 06/1/13: unprotected oral, protected insertive virginal with sex worker in massage... Read more »

HIGH RISK ALL SYMPTOMS ARS

Posted by sillygirl2014, 3 Replies
I HAD SEX WITH A GUY 10 WEEKS AGO I DO NOT KNOWN HIS STATUS THEREFORE ITS A HIGH RISK. I WAS DRUNK NO EXCUSE BUT WE ALL MAKE MISTAKES. IT WAS VAGINA SEX I DO NOT THINK HE CUM INSIDE ME BUT I CAN NOT BE SURE ABOUT THAT OR PRE-CUM.

IT WAS 10 WEEKS AGO. Read more »

Ars?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
The rash, do the red spots appear too look like cherry angioma spots?

also lymph pain, is it continuous or intermittent? I am wondering because I experience these quick pains lasting about 3-30 seconds in my neck/groin/armpits/ and my back.

i know... Read more »
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Painless red spots on legs

I have about 5 red spots on my lower legs that have been there for about two years. They do not itch, burn, bleed, ooze, or do anything but scare me because I don't know what they are. Within the past 6 months, one of them increased in size and...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I will forward your note to the docs in the list who may know more about this. Does your local clinic for the uninsured have referals to specialits(I am assuming you are getting drugs through ADAP and are a Ryan White client)?Nelson... Read more »

pin sized red spots under skin on ankles

Hello doctor,I have just noticed the inside of my ankles and shins half way up to my knees have some tiny red pin sized blood spots under the skin. When applying pressure with fingers they don't go away. There is no pain nor swelling. The day...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Likely related to recent exercise/rubbing but would inform your HIV clinic of rash so that they can monitor if rash worsens aor other symptoms develop. Some of your HIV drugs can cause mild rashes (occasionally can get very severe) and many patients... Read more »

abdominal pain and red spots

I have had lower mid to lower right rib cage pain on and off for the last ten years, without seeing a doctor. I'm now noticing small red spots appearing on my stomach and arms. What do you think this is?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There is really no way to diagnose your problems over the internet.Even a healthy person should get a yearly checkup.I would suggest that you establish a primary care doctor for yourself.... Read more »

Red spotted itchy rash in arms trunk and painful itchy swollen feet

Dr. Keith Henry, MD, I have been with inflammation problem for over a year now. I take a isentress, ziagen, intelence, prezista, norvir and BP meds. My MD at Kaiser seems to think I have a side effect of one of these cocktail, but not sure which...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Good to hear from you-as you note sorting out which drug is the main culprit possibly causing a rash can be difficult when on many meds (particularly if due to resistance you need to be on a complex HIV regimen). I strongly suggest seeing a... Read more »
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