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Posted by Anonymous
Is it normal or even possible for the stomach pain and nausea that comes with intitial infection to last over 2 months? (I really wish i could get some one medically trained to answer this)

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unusual length of ARS?

Posted by Anonymous
Is it unusual to have symtpoms of ARS for 1.5 months? (Steady stomach pain and nausea, dry mouth, ect.rash on cheeks of face)

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Ars question

Posted by Vols99, 1 Reply
I'm going on 4 weeks past post exposure. I've had bad stomach pain and dizziness for 3 weeks. Also just above my right breast it feels hard. Not sure if lymph node. I read where stomach ulcers is a sign is acute symptoms. Could that be my stomach... Read more »

Could this be ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
8 weeks after possible exposure felt pain in the abdominal area and groin accompanied by general feeling of ilness, weight loss of 15 lbs, and pain behind neck around hair line along with a feeling of paranoia. No fever or diareha
This lasted 3... Read more »

Aseptic Meningitis and ARS

Posted by MikeinAsia, 1 Reply
I need help. I'm freaking going crazy. I had unprotected sex with sex workers while in Manila.
8 days later I woke up with a very stiff neck on both sides. Lymph nodes not swollen, no fever- checked everyday, headaches, but i did keep checking my... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Can excessive gas be part of ARS?

Hi Dr. Bob,Two quick questions for you:1. Is excessive gas considered to be a symptom of ARS? Have you seen it be or can it be?2. What about lower abdominal discomfort? Occasional minor sharp pain that may be attributed to the gas issue.As always...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.No. It's a symptom of eating too many refried beans at Pablo's Ticky Tacky Tacos.2.See #1 above.You're welcome. To decrease your fart-a-thon, try some Gas-X. (It's readily available over the counter.)As for HIV, stop... Read more »

"ARS symptoms"

Hi Dr. Daar and thanks in advance for ur help. Despite the fact that symptoms are never reliable to diagnose acute HIV infection. (1)Is it possible to have a sore thorat with diarrhea ,abdominal pain,fatigue and muscle aches, then in a few days the...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
You are correct that symptoms associated with primary HIV infection or seroconversion are extremely variable. However, they usually do occur within a few days if not hours of each other and the lymph nodes are diffuse. It would be unusual for... 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 »

abdominal pain

a friend of mine is on treat using( viramune and combiv)she keeps on having abdominal pains that never goes away.Her doctor did all the scans on her liver and the results showed that it was fine.could it be the effect of combivir or what myte be...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
There can be many causes of abdominal pain. If these pains started soon after the HIV medications began, I would be worried about this being treatment related - even if the tests are unrevealling.I would discuss with her doctor stopping the... Read more »
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