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Headache Worried It Could Be Ars

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To worry or not to worry concerning ars

So a month or so ago I had sex with a man and tried anal for the first time. He put a latex condom on and some lubricant and then attempted to enter me which hurt and so I stopped it. He attempted to go in and I was sore but it was very quick. I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:It sounds like you effectively protected yourself against HIV. I would not be concerned. If your symptoms continue I would suggest a trip to your doctor to determine other possible causes. In health,Richard... 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... 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... Read more »
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ARS? Rash, Worry!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I want to tell you my experience and symptoms and see what you guys think. I am SO worried.

About 7 1/2 weeks ago I had a risky encounter, with a male of unknown status. I was the insertive partner of unprotected anal sex; however, I think another... Read more »

Is this ARS or am I a worried well?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
In July I had protected sexual contacts with three female pros in Germany. With the first two, the condom stayed completely on. With the third, the condom slid about a third of the way off the shaft, but the urethra was still covered.

I suffered a... Read more »

Worried Well or ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello,

I've spent a good deal of time reading posting here and across the web, and I'm having trouble parsing information that seems ambiguous to me. If this retreads territory that's been covered or makes me sounds like a hypochondriac, i... Read more »

Can someone who actually had ARS clear the air!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all,

With so many misconceptions on what ARS is, when it occurs, etc... I thought it would be helpful if anyone who actually did have ARS and IS HIV+ could post what they experienced and when! If so, I think it would help people understand ARS... Read more »