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Are Throat Infection And Ear Infection Signs Of Hiv

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How soon can hiv symptoms appear?

I had unprotected sex with two bisexual men and three days later started experiencing sore throat, achy, swollen gland, and rash on back. Is it possible to have symptoms this early? I did fly on the day of sex with remains of an ear infections so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,It would be highly unlikely for ARS symptoms to appear so quickly.Your decision to have unprotected sex places you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV. Symptoms or not, you'll need HIV testing. You should wait until the three-month... Read more »

2 times unprotected sex, severe sore throat

Hi DoctorYour site is very informative and your humour is absolutely brilliant!I wanted to ask a... Read more »

re: What, me worry? Pshaw.

Hey doc, just wanted to ask a follow up question to your response. I will keep it short and... Read more »
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ARS or something different?

Posted by nickywick, 1 Reply
...but a 22yr old white/female student at a University in Indiana. Roughly 20-21 days after the encounter, I came down with a sore throat on one side (unilateral) and later that night a fever. Woke up the next morning and had broken the fever... Read more »

Swollen Glands ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
There is a great amount of reference made to Swollen Glands re HIV infection and diagnosis. Are swollen glands also painful ( as opposed to being tender to the touch ) ? Read more »

Concerned

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...29 year old woman who had unprotected sex 9 months ago which I stopped before ejaculation. Since then, I remember having a sore throat and a ear infection soon afterwards, but I can not remember the exact timetable. I have not had any other... Read more »

ARS...Help!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...You said the first possible signs of HIV are the flu & cold? Correct? It does not last for long? I had unprotected sex and about 3-4 weeks after I had a flu and cold Read more »