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Are White Spots An Ars Symptom

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white spot on tounge

I have a white spot on the underside of the tip of my tounge, is this a symptom of ARS ?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You cannot determine if you are HIV infected or if you are experiencing acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) based on one symptom alone. Without a thorough risk history and an HIV antibody test, attempting to diagnose your HIV status based on commonly... Read more »

White spots in throat--could it be a symptom?

While on business in S. Korea, I had sex with a prostitute. Although we useda condom, after we had... Read more »

Common ARS Symptoms?

Dear Doc,Is a mild sore throat and fatigue with no other symptoms 11 days after a moderate risk... Read more »
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White Coating+sore throat+cough=ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Its been 2 weeks today since exposure. I've been coughing and had a mild sore throat for the past week (dry cough). This morning woke up with white coating which rubbed off, but came back tonight. ARS? Read more »

ARS Symptoms Question

Posted by Anonymous
Hello,

I was curious if ARS symptoms occur all at once or does someone feel ill at first with sore throat, then progress after few days into fever and body ache.. Thanks! 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 »