Chest Cold During Seroconversion
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Posted by treeoflife1, 1 ReplySo i had unprotected oral, protected vaginal and 15 seconds of unprotected vaginal sex with a possible sex worker. IDK. Thought i was experiencing ARS symptoms all 4 weeks post exposure. Night sweats on three different occasions, diareaha for a... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousAre there any symptoms after sero conversion? Sore neck? Sore lymph nodes? or is there really no symptoms after seroconversion?
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Repliesa few weeks ago I had an encounter with a guy I met online, he said he was clean. all we did was oral and fingering, i swallowed a little of his...(you get the idea). 2 days later i got a somewhat mild cold that a friend of mine got around the same... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI can't seem to find the information I am looking for online: symptoms associated with seroconversion illness.
Here's my situation: My boyfriend is HIV-positive. I have thus far been negative. About a month ago, we had sex and I penetrated him... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesis this an incorrect term? i have seem it on a few websites, maybe they were outdated. they describe the ARS symptoms as being during the time that you seroconvert. is this always the case?
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Can I please describe "everything (I) know" about the rash caused by ARS? Yes, I can, but no I will not. It would take pages and pages and I do not feel it is a valid use of my time nor would it be particularly fascinating or useful... Read more »
Saint Louis Effort for AIDSHopefully we can clear up some of your confusion today. The CDC reports that by 25 days after exposure 50% of people who are HIV infected have already developed HIV antibodies. By 12 weeks, the vast majority of people have developed HIV... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineTypical seroconversion symptoms include fever, sore throat, swollen lymph glands, fatigue, aches and rash-- much the way someone with infectious mononucleosis would appear. However, there are a host of other symtpoms and conditions that have been... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineA transient skin rash plus hypersensitivity to scratching/pressure can be seen soon after initial HIV infection though in my experience is not very common. Hypersensitivity to insect bites seems more common in my experience. KH... Read more »
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Socioeconomic Differences in the Impact of HIV Infection on Workforce Participation in France in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral TherapyIn the current study, the authors "sought to measure the difference in employment rates between HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative persons and to establish whether this difference varied according to the HIV-infected persons' socioeconomic... Read more »
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The Impact of Sex Partners' HIV Status on HIV Seroconversion in a Prospective Cohort of Injection Drug UsersThe identification of persons at highest risk for HIV infection is crucial for targeting prevention strategies, the authors noted. In this study, researchers evaluated the HIV status of injection drug users' (IDUs) sex partners and rates of... Read more »
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