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During Ars When Does Rash Appear

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ARS symptoms always appear?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If i had a risky exposure on July 5th, would i experience any symptoms by now if i were seroconverting to HIV+. I had an experience with a prostitute (protected) and immediately after i lost my appetite for about a week, i lost about 10lbs. But i... Read more »

ARS rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know if there are any specific locations on the body for an ARS rash to appear? Also, does anyone know what it looks like, how big is is, and how long it lasts? I appreciate your responses.


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rash and ars

Posted by Anonymous
what does the rash that appears when ars occurs look like? does it itch? does it look like tiny zits? any who has info please answer.

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ARS rash

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have heard that ARS rash is seen normallu on the trunk. Can ARS rash appear on top of the lips as well. I developed a red lining on tope of my upper lip which caused a little burning/itching discomfort at almost 16-17 days post exposure and lasted... Read more »

My Wife-ARS Rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am scared to death that I may have infected my wife, who came down with sore throat and muscle aches and a rash. I may have been exposed and gone through ars months ago, and now fear I have infected her. Can someone tell me if the rash associated... Read more »
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how soon can ARS symptoms appear

OK, I feel like a dope. I emailed you yesterday w/o fully checking through the archives. (You are a busy guy!) I found some encouraging posts, but want to clarify.Most of the info said that ARS takes at least a week or more to manifest symptoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Responding to your specific questions first:1.No.2.Not that I am aware of.3.The mind can play weird trick, yes! Rash can be caused by gazillions of things other than HIV!4.HIV-acquisition risk would be negligible to nonexistent.As for your... Read more »

ars rash

Dear Dr. H.Can ARS rash appear on only a small part of the face, for instance, only on the chin and no where else on the face or body?...
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
That would not be the way the rash presents.... Read more »

ars rash

I have been experiencing these symptoms lately, one after another, not all together. Do symptoms of ARS appear this way?I first experienced some small pinkish blotches on my left leg which disappeared after a day. A bout of diarrhea followed which...
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
HIV symptoms occur acutely after infection, within days, not months after exposure. Again the seroconversion period is usually early after exposure and the symptoms occur around the same time.... Read more »

ars rash or poison ivy???

i know this isn't the right forum but i was hoping that you could help me. could an ars rash appear on the face alone? for instance, a large circular plaque on the chin that is slightly raised with no bumps, a smaller area on the forehead...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Do I agree with your G.P.? Absolutely! What you describe is quite classic for poison ivy "contact dermatitis," which often spreads from place to place due to scratching or other "contact." Does it sound like HIV? Nope, not in... Read more »
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