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Earliest onset of symptoms?

Posted by GuyInSJ, 2 Replies
Less than 48 hours after performing oral sex (without ejaculation) on an HIV+ guy, I have developed a fever and swollen lymph nodes. I'm still in the 72-hour window for PEP but my understanding is that PEP is generally not recommended in this... Read more »

How long after transmission does ARS occur?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've heard of ARS cases occuring 3 months after, though i'm not sure of the sources. Read more »

Quick Question - Can ARS clear & re-occur?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi Everyone,

Just a quick one. Is anyone aware of ARS symtpoms clearing and then recurring after a week?
It's just that I had symtpoms (sore throat, tiredness, low-grade temp and ANXIETY) 4 days after possible exposure (unprotected vaginal... Read more »

Ars

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What exactly are the symptoms of ARS, when do they occur, can one symptom show up at a time or do they all happen at the same time. I've had night sweats, diahrea, and a rash on my cheek, but it seems to be a couple of days with night sweats then a... Read more »
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earliest symptoms

what are the earliest symptoms of hiv infection and how does it take to start its first manifestations...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Transient symptoms can occur a few weeks after acute infection. This can consist of flu-like symptoms: fever, headache, muscle aches, fatigue.... Read more »

Onset of ARS - Symptoms - DNA PCR Test

Hello, Dr. Holodniy.Exactly 10 days ago I had what I thought was a low risk encounter with a prostitute. We did not have oral, anal or vaginal sex. Instead, with some massage oil that she provided, she massaged my back. I then massaged her back...
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. That's a little early, but yes.2. Unlikely.3. Your risk is essentially zero. It's your money.MH... Read more »

Could ARS develop within 2 days if a more deadly subtype?

Dear Experts, I had protective insertive anal sex with a ladyboy (male to female transsexual) sex worker in Thailand. This is the only person I've been with in a year, and it was one incident about 5 days ago(Friday night, the day I'm...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi JordanDr Bob was speaking of everyone's body. It just does not respond that way. Your best bet to give you the peace of mind that I see from your writing is to get tested. At 3 months from any type of exposure if your test comes back... Read more »

ARS or unfortunate coincidence?

Hello Doctor,Just last Friday night on the 1st, I gave oral sex to a girl and she gave it back to me where her vaginal fluids entered my mouth. Of course, i didnt know her HIV status. That next Saturday morning i had slight cold symptoms (sore...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The HIV risk from oral sex is extremely low. Take a read through the extensive archives on this topic for additional insights. I'll post a question from the archives related to cunnilingus below. To address your specific questions:1.Your... Read more »
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Multivitamins May Slow Progression of HIV for Patients in Earliest Phase of Disease, Study Says

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The Disability Rights Center of Arkansas reported that the Pea Ridge School District has notified the foster parents of three school-aged siblings that the students could not attend school until the foster parents provided documentation that they... Read more »