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Can ARS Go On For Months

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ARS for more than month???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have all symptoms for more than one month after my risk (flu, headache, troughtache, fatigue, lymph problems, fever, trush and more). A friend told me that ARS are normally 10 to 14 days, and almost never more than just that and then you feel fine... Read more »

can ARS last two months? please respond

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
here i am again still hoping that my result will be negative though i doubt it, according to thebody.com the initial symptoms will only last one or two weeks and do not recur over and over well my symptoms started in june a month after the incident... Read more »

HIV ARS symptoms 3 months post exposure

Posted by phillyeagles, 1 Reply
So I had a possible exposure three months ago, and at 7 weeks I did a blood antibody test that came back negative. Now, at around 12 weeks, I am starting to experience some ARS symptoms (fever, sweating, chills). I will DEFINITELY get retested in a... Read more »

1 Month with ARS???

Posted by Lito
My risk was 1 month and a half ago. After 10 days of my exposure, i started to feel the flu (sore throath, headache, fever, fatigue, short breethness, etc). I had those symptoms for at least one month, and it was really terrible. Now i feel better,... Read more »

ARS Symptoms 12 months ago HIV + ex GF

Posted by withoutyou, 1 Reply
Regarding my X from the get go I knew she had HIV I always wore condoms for vaginal sex. There were instances when I had a cold sore(very small and not open) and I performed oral sex on her or cuts on my fingers early on, I wasn't overly worried... Read more »
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Ars 3 months post exposure

Hello,I was wondering if I can get ARS 3 months post exposure if I took PEP or if it would happen in the general time frame. Also doctor frascino I had a cold a while ago my nose doesn't run on it's own but if I blow it wet stuff comes...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Still-A-Mess,1. ARS symptoms would not appear three months after an exposure! No way. No how. The only potential outcomes are as follows:1. Your exposure did not lead to viral transmission. Consequently, you were not infected. Therefore... Read more »

ARS at 4 th month

Hi Calvin, after a risky exposure in novemeber i waited and went for a antibody test in early february. The result was negative. However one month later, i was down with flu. Symptoms included Fever, coughing, phlegm and sore throat,body ache for...
Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Response from Calvin Spinks. M.A.

Saint Louis Effort for AIDS
Hello reader,Since you waited 12 plus weeks from possible exposure, your HIV antibody test should be conclusive. The CDC reports that by 25 days after exposure 50% of people who are HIV infected have already developed HIV antibodies. By 12 weeks,... Read more »

2nd round of ARS- 6 months post exposure

I believe I was exposed to HIV in early June 2009. I had all the signs of ARS over the summer and still feel fluish and fatigued. Now, I notice a light red rash over my torso and red pimple- like spots on my back and I have diarrhea. My hiv anti-...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Have there been any cases like mine?" Oh Lordy yes, yes, yes!!! Just peruse the archives of this forum and you'll find gazillions of cases very much like yours! Yes, indeed. Submissions from folks, who are definitively and... Read more »

Tonsil Infection for 6 months! ARS the catalyst? ( ready to donate )

Hiya Doc,Very, very concerned right now.... In March, 3 weeks after possible vaginal sex exposure, I came down with a very swollen tonsil on my right side and a fever for couple days. The sore, swollen tonsil never totally went away and has been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your recent tonsil infection is not consistent with HIV ARS. As for the cause, it's most likely a bacterial or viral (non-HIV) infection. If it's responding to Augmentin, it's bacterial. Regarding the cause of tonsillitis, there... Read more »
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