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Can ARS Last Three Months

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3 MONTHS TOO LONG FOR ARS

Posted by Anonymous
I HAVE ALL AND WHEN I SAY ALL I MEAN ALL, THE SYMPTOMS THAT MATCH THOSE ONE MIGHT EXPERIENCE DURING ARS FOR THREE MONTHS NOW!

IS THIS TOO LONG?

TESTED NEG. AT 12 WEEKS!

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Regarding three months too long ..Jackie, anyone

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can someone please comment on the reply that was posted on 3/19 and 9:21 pm... Is this so?

It says that if ARS started 4 weeks later it can last for 4 months, so then the window period is extented. Or would one test positive still after 3 months, if... 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 »

Six Months/Three Months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The truth is that if you don't test beyond 3 months, then you are leaving a *significantly* higher risk than if you do. Many people can live with a 1-5% risk of HIV infection and move on. But there is no way that I can believe that a 3 month test... Read more »
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Wooohoooooo! give my three months back! :)

Hi, Dr. FrascinoI posted a worried message back in November titled under "Protected sex but feeling unstable". Yesterday was my three months mark since exposure and with extreme guilt and anxiety I was on my way to my urologist's...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
1.hello,WOO-HOO and congratulations! Thank you for taking the time to write back and share your story and great news!I should point out that you write: "Guess what . . . I GOT TESTED NEGATIVE!!!!!!" As you will recall, I did actually... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Something to think about regarding ARS (PRIMARY INFECTION, NO ARS SYMPTOMS)

Hi Dr. Bob!HIV Rookie here again (am I still a rookie 3 months after diagnosis?). Anyways, I continually find comfort, reassurance, and laughter on your site. I don't really have a question, but thought that I would write and you could post...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello HIV Rookie,Considering I've been "virally enhanced" since January 1991, yes, your three months and counting does indeed still qualify as rookie status in my book. Thank you for writing in and vividly demonstrating with your real... Read more »
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