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Early ARS Is Definitely Out Of Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Just a brief note. In my recent post I half-jokingly mentioned having "symptoms" 1-3 days after the possible exposure.

I have inquired from the most reliable sources (health advisers) at some of the best clinics here that no such symptoms are... Read more »

ARS - a definition?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
O.K. ..... i thought I'd throw this out here. I know it's wrong to obsess on symptoms, but here's the question. It seems like, from most of my research, that ARS comes on rather quickly. It seems like it's like a "hard flu" - comes on strong, and... Read more »

So now, definitely scared

Posted by Freaked_Ben, 1 Reply
Have several ulcers on the back of my throat and was sweating profussely off and on during the day. Went to the Dr, and ulcers were negative for strep, but she said I definitely had some sort of virus. No fever (on Monday it went to about 101 for... Read more »

Oraquick - oral fluid definitive at 100 days

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Well, I was the guy who had unprotected vaginal insertive in Vegas with all the symptoms, nightsweats, lowgrade fever, chills, weightloss (7lbs), after the night sweats at week 4 I discovered ARS and lost my mind, I wasn't ever worried about HIV... Read more »

Definite Symptoms But Still Negative. Why?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi Folks!

I'm wondering if somebody could shed some light on my problem...About 2 years ago I had unprotected sex with a prostitute (20 intercourse sessions or more). About 2 weeks later I developed an ARS like illness that disappeared after 1 week.... Read more »
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Give me some definite info please

Hey Dr Bob,First, you are doing an awesome job, I am glad I found you. I just donated $ 50 to your efforts.I am a 22 year old hetero male. On Feb 6, 2005, I had a blowjob from a sex worker. The blowjob itself was protected, she used a condom, which...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello BG,OK, here's your definite info, as requested!1.Assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break, you risk of HIV transmission would be essentially nonexistent.2.Oral contact with the scrotum and testicles is not considered... Read more »

I AM DEFINITELY POZ DR. BOB PLEASE HELP! PLEASE!--not another protected sex question

Dr. Bob,I had UNPROTECTED sex with my previous girlfriend on several occassions (12-14 times)in the spring of 2003. Unfortunately, our relationship did not last because it was so fast paced. 6 weeks after we had broken up, I presented with a slight...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Scared in MN HIV-phobe,Here are a few quick comments you can read on your way to get HIV tested:1. Unprotected sex does place you at some degree of risk for STDs, including HIV; however, if your "ex" was your only potential exposure... Read more »

When do ARS symptoms generally start? What are the major symptoms of ARS?

Dear Dr. Bob,Thanks for the wonderful work that you do to help people everyday dealing with this deadly disease. I am a health teacher and I want to see if you can provide me some professional knowledge on two questions.1. When do ARS symptoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Health Teacher,The information you desire was already waiting for you in the archives. See below.Dr. BobARS (ARS SYMPTOMS, 2010) Mar 11, 2010Dr. BobHey doc i noticed you tell alot of people there symptoms are not ars. What would a typical ars... Read more »

ARS (ARS SYMPTOMS, 2010)

Dr. BobHey doc i noticed you tell alot of people there symptoms are not ars. What would a typical ars look like. I know its variable.Thanks...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,This is a QTND (question that never dies) with an ATNC (answer that never changes). See below.Dr. BobWhat exactly are the symptoms of ARS? Nov 15, 2005Dr. Bob,Hi there. I've been reading through many of the postings in this forum. Most of... Read more »
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