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Chest rash & numb hands = ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had u/p vaginal sex with a unknown female, 5 weeks later I develop a sore throat and cold. A couple of night sweats and some pain in my groin nodes. My hands began going numb in my sleep waking me up. At 7-8 weeks I develop a rash on my chest... Read more »

ARS Rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is it possible for the rash to appear 1 week after a possible exposure (unprotected cunnilungus on the clitoris). It went across my neck at the front and was itchy as hell for a couple of days, and then went away after a week.

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ARS rash-HELP!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can someone please describe this rash? I had a rash and went to doc and he said it was tinea versicolor. Could the two things be confused???? HELP!!!

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ARS symptoms and rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are the ARS symptoms and what does the rash look like? I had a brief oral encounter (Vaginal to mouth) and have been tested by PCR at 10 & 28 Days, both negative. Also, I've had antibody test done at 2, 4, 7, & 9 weeks and all were... Read more »

ARS Rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can a HIV rash return 7 months later on the chest?
I had this same rash and swollen nodes in my neck 7 months ago it went away in a week or so and now it has returned.
I am wondering about ARS? Would the same symptoms return after so many months... Read more »
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Rash, ks blotch? Ars

17 day after unprotected sex: tiny rash an inch above wrist. Ulcer under tongue, and I swear what looks like a ks spot on hand. It was a small res dot this morning and has since spread to a larger purplish/red blotch. It is not raised. I have been...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:Unprotected penetrative sex is certainly a risk. However, none of your symptoms have me concerned about HIV. It is not possible to have KS lesions 17 days after infection. Kaposi's Sarcoma only happens in the very late-stages of HIV... Read more »

Is this an ARS-like rash or a fungal infection?

Sorry for this long question but your erudite answer would be greatly appreciated. I am an extremely HIV-aware individual and tested negative for HIV week-6. No encounters after this. Week 0 at an executive bash in Bangkok had a protected sexual...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
1. NO2. NO, from what you describe. YES.3. Several cold viruses cause rashes in addition to cold/flu like symptoms. Nasal congestion, runny nose, blocked ears, etc, are not ARS symptoms.4. Extremely unlikely. Of all the thousands of dentists and... Read more »

ARS RASH ??

Dear Doctor,I truly value your opion and believe that it is invaluable what you are doing for everyone.I just have two questions for you. 1st, the rash described during ARS bascically looks like that of other conditions. My question, how can a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Acute retroviral syndrome--the acute flu/mono-like illness a person experiences approximately three weeks after infection with HIV--is not diagnosed by signs and symptoms alone. A medical provider can diagnose this syndrome by taking a thorough... Read more »

at higher risk than most on here, will donate (ARS SYMPTOMS) (PRIMARY HIV INFECTION SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

i am going crazy and wont have access to a test again for 4.5 weeks, trust me i am getting one as soon as i step foot off the plane in the usa. however, until then i am going absolutely crazy. the reason is that my neck has been pressured and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll be brief, as I've answered many similar questions before. (Check the archives!)Your HIV risk is extremely low (unprotected oral, vaginal fingering with healing non-bleeding cut). Protected sex is indeed protected, assuming the... Read more »
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