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Burning Penis Worried It Could Be Ars

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Very worried about ARS symptoms.

Hello Dr. BobAbout 10 days ago I had sex with a "masseuse." I was careful to continue checking the condom, but it broke. I pulled out right away, I may have been in for approximately 10-30 seconds max. I also had about 30 seconds of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,All negative HIV tests can be considered encouraging. However, as you undoubtedly realize, a one-week test is way, way, way too early to be considered very helpful. It is essentially a baseline test.ARS symptoms vary considerably from person... Read more »

Small penis - Worried

Dr BobAlthough this may seem quite comical, it has a very serious side, I recently had protected... Read more »
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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 »

This is ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
If any of you want to know what ARS is like, I am going thru it right now. Either the condom broke or I was infected through my skin where I was clean shaven. Although I havn't got tested yet, there is no doubt in my mind about it with symptoms... Read more »

Can ARS happen in 3 days after possible exposure?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I had unprotected anal sex as the insertive partner 4 weeks ago with someone whose status is questionable. I knew I was stupid but I didn't know I was this stupid. The act lasted less than one minute. I didn't have any visible nick or cut on the... Read more »

ARS Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ok, so it has now been a month since my symptoms began.......They started off slow Here goes.....I need some help with this as I am now freaking out.
On day 10 after exposure I started to feel like a node in my neck was hurting. Not major just when... Read more »