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Difference Between ARS AND HIV

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Difference between ARS and AVS?

Hi,You sometimes use the term AVS and sometime ARS. Are they two different expressions for the same thing?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Yes. The symptoms/syndrome one may experience during the first months of HIV infection is often referred to in different ways: acute HIV (Type-1) infection, primary HIV infection, acute retroviral syndrome, and (primarily in this forum as far as I... Read more »

ARS or... Not ARS haha

Hello there Ms Southall!Three weeks after I had an "incident", I became sick. And I was... Read more »

Can PEP meds mimic ARS? (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST, 2009)

Hi Dr. Bob,Thank you for all you have done and continue to do for people who find themselves scared... Read more »
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ARS or something different?

Posted by nickywick, 1 Reply
Dr. Bob,
( or anyone who is versed in this stuff. Looking for a professional opinion please:)

The past month and a half has been very strange and I wanted to get some good opinions on here. I know ARS symptoms are unreliable and testing is the only... Read more »

distinguishing ARS from NON-ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i was thinking, how does one know the difference between experiencing ARS and just regular HIV related symptoms (assuming one is positive). is there something about the symptoms experienced during seroconversion that are different than the ones... Read more »

HIV (Not ARS) Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
I was reading on this board about HIV symptoms which differ from ARS. It seems pretty cut and dry - ARS has the flu-like symptoms and seems pretty devastating (seems as though the symtoms - if you have them - are pretty obvious - though admittedly... Read more »

what is the difference between ARS and ceroconvert

Posted by scared77, 2 Replies
is it the same?

and once you show ARS symptoms does it mean the virus will show on a test? Read more »