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worried sick about HIV risk and symptoms

Dear Dr. Franscino,I am very worried about my potential exposure to HIV and worried that the symptoms I had suffered are a sign of ARS.On my way to a clinic in West Hollywood I had noticed I had a bleeding cuticle. I noticed the bleeding about 5...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and give people hugs and kisses all day long.To answer your specific questions:1. No.2. No.3. No.4. No risk and yes, you're worried about nothing.I'd suggest you peruse the wealth of information on this site, in its archives and on the related... Read more »

Worried sick of possible HIV infection

I am new to this site but have found great info. here. I have searched archives and found some... Read more »

Having fever and loss of appetite now..am i down with HIV? Please help! Worried sick...

Dear Dr. Frascino,I'm worried sick about the condition that i am in right now. I hope this question... Read more »
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Worried Sick.. Is Yeast Infectious for HIV? (Long)

Posted by kdman, 1 Reply
...second encounter, but there was no fever, which again (from what I've read) is quite a common symptom of ARS. I also had no cough, no rash, no lymph nodes, and no sore throat. Only cold chills, muscle aches, and fatigue. And bottom line, I know... Read more »

White Coating+sore throat+cough=ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Its been 2 weeks today since exposure. I've been coughing and had a mild sore throat for the past week (dry cough). This morning woke up with white coating which rubbed off, but came Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...one week later she came down with what appeared to be the flu: sore throat, bilateral swollen submandible lymph nodes, a dry cough, and for one night a fever of 99.7 F. She did not complain of nausea, diarhhea, muscle or joint aches and pains,... Read more »

dry cough

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...can anydody remember having a dry cough with ars so bad that you had to leave the room because of coughing so bad Read more »