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no fever? no ars?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i have not had a fever yet. does this mean i am not experiencing ars?

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PLEASE help! Rash, no fever...worried SICK

Posted by molls1992, 5 Replies
I had unprotected sex with someone about 3 weeks ago. (stupid, I know). I know him well (not that that matters, I know)....and from what I KNOW of him, he hasn't been with anyone other than me for over a year, and is 100% heterosexual.
I just had an... Read more »

Worried about ARS experience

Posted by Anonymous
Hi everyone. I have been worried about this for a while so I thought I would ask your thoughts. My last test was in October and negative. On December 26th I made a really big mistake. I met up with a gay couple and had sex. It was oral sex... Read more »

ARS symptoms worrying

Posted by mustchange, 1 Reply
hi All
i need advice on my exposure, ulitmately calming myself down, im 31yrs old and tested neg after 6mths of last exposure at may 2012.
below is my story
Exposure 06/1/13: unprotected oral, protected insertive virginal with sex worker in massage... Read more »

ARS with unilateral symptoms? or stress and worry?

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 »
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Thailand, Underwear and ARS w/o Fever???

1. Exactly 6 weeks ago I had sex with a sex worker in thailand. I had a small cut on the shaft of my penis but I wore a condom. After ejaculating I put my underwear on leaving the condom on, went to the bathroom, took off the condom, pissed,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Now let me get this straight. You had safe sex with a pro in Thailand, and after your intimate roll in the proverbial hay, you jump out of bed and immediately put your Joe Boxers back on before taking the condom off? Might I ask why? Were you... Read more »

Stuffy Nose, Rash on lower Back, Slight Fever...could this beARS?

Hi please answer my question:Early in March, I went to a bar in Guam. At the end of the night, the lady I was talking to asked me if I wanted to get a private room at the bar. I realized then that she was a prostitute, but I was weak and horny and...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HIYes Oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission and yes I believe that your guilt and anxiety are getting the best of you. If you find that you are not able to move forward then get tested!Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

please answer, very very worried about hiv ars symptoms

Hi Dr. Bob, I understand you have many people to respond to but I really need some feedback of my experience because everyone I know thinks I'm just going nuts. A month and a half back I got a haircut. While getting the haircut the barber...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent. Your fears are unwarranted. "Symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and who is not HIV infected. There are many potential causes for your symptoms other than the... Read more »

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 »
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