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Diarrhea Worried It Could Be Ars

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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 noticing that I have small, pimple like bumps on my legs. They are isolated and red in appearance. They seem to dry up in a day. Do they sound like...
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
Diarrhea is a very nonspecific symptom and could be present with ARS along with other classic symptoms. ARS rash is usually on the trunk, although could be on the arms or legs and resembles a sunburn.... Read more »

Very worried about ARS symptoms.

Hello Dr. BobAbout 10 days ago I had sex with a "masseuse." I was careful to continue... Read more »
Articles
Body Health Resources Foundation

Diarrhea

What Is It? Few bodily functions can vary as much day-to-day as how often and how much we poop -- or, as doctors say, "have bowel movements." Because of this natural variation, it can be hard to tell whether you have a problem. Generally speaking,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Diarrhea

What Is Diarrhea? Is Diarrhea Dangerous? What Causes Diarrhea? How Do I Know What Is Causing My Diarrhea? How Is Diarrhea Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Diarrhea? Diarrhea is an increase in the water content, frequency, and volume of... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

Diarrhea

What is diarrhea? What causes diarrhea? What are the symptoms of diarrhea? Diarrhea in Children Dehydration When should a doctor be consulted? How is the cause of diarrhea diagnosed? How... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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Connect With Others

Worried Well or ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello,

I've spent a good deal of time reading posting here and across the web, and I'm having trouble parsing information that seems ambiguous to me. If this retreads territory that's been covered or makes me sounds like a hypochondriac, i... Read more »

ARS? Rash, Worry!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I want to tell you my experience and symptoms and see what you guys think. I am SO worried.

About 7 1/2 weeks ago I had a risky encounter, with a male of unknown status. I was the insertive partner of unprotected anal sex; however, I think another... Read more »

Risk assessment + ARS + 4 week test

Posted by GreatEscape, 1 Reply
Here's my story:

Because of some persistent diarrhea, I had myself tested FOUR WEEKS after my LAST possible exposure to the virus (oral receptive for about two minutes, no ejaculation, presence precum unknown, insertive partner's status unknown)... Read more »

Morning diarrhea and other issues.. a sign?

Posted by worried_dude, 2 Replies
Right, so here is what happened.

About 10 weeks back, whilst on holiday, I had sex with a sex worker. At the end of the session, I withdrew and was shocked to see that the condom had totally slipped off; it was inside the girl. I immediately washed... Read more »