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Burning Red Spots Worried It Could Be Ars

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few red spot got me really worried. is this hiv rash?

i was given blowjob two weeks ago. yesterday i noticed two small red spots on my skin.they were color of blood.it got me really worried.but the spots were removed by just rubbing them of with hand sanitizer.but most probably they were slight...
Shannon Southall

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HiOral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission, but it does carry risk for all of the other sexually transmitted infections. If your symptoms continue I would recommend that you follow up with your health care provider for evaluation, but... Read more »

Is this ars or should I not be worried?

What are the likely and common symptoms of ARS? Does diarrhea constitute a symptom?I also have been... Read more »
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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 »

What is the severity of ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know this board is full of worried wells mostly, but has anyone actually experienced what is commonly known as ARS? Only reason I ask is because as we all know the symptoms are similar to other colds, etc.

I have a sore throat (but no fever, rash,... Read more »

What are these tiny pin head bright red spots?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
They are on my upper arm and chest, pin head size and bright red, they look like dots of paint. There are 8 on my left arm and 4 on my chest. They have been there for a week or so. Are they in any way connected to a possible STD? Or even ARS?... Read more »

red spots

Posted by Anonymous
Hi for about a year now ive had re-occuring red spots on the head of my penis, they are almost lesian like only the size of say the nib of a pen. I went to two local GUM clinics to try and find out what it is, all i got was that it could just be a... Read more »