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HIV ARS symptoms 3 months post exposure

Posted by phillyeagles, 1 Reply
So I had a possible exposure three months ago, and at 7 weeks I did a blood antibody test that came back negative. Now, at around 12 weeks, I am starting to experience some ARS symptoms (fever, sweating, chills). I will DEFINITELY get retested in a... Read more »

Hiv ARS symptoms STRAIGHT into full blown AIDS?

Posted by anxious66, 1 Reply
I have posted about my risk before, unprotected oral (msm) me giving, no ejaculation. tested negative at 6 weeks with a 4th gen duo.

my question is more out of curiosity, although i am scared it MAY apply to me too. Kaposi's sarcoma is an infection... Read more »

HIV (Not ARS) Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
I was reading on this board about HIV symptoms which differ from ARS. It seems pretty cut and dry - ARS has the flu-like symptoms and seems pretty devastating (seems as though the symtoms - if you have them - are pretty obvious - though admittedly... Read more »

HIV risk and ARS Symptoms?

Posted by nin1992, 2 Replies
Need some help please! 13 days ago I had sex with a sex worker. It was protected for the anal part(insertive) and unprotected for the oral portion. Last for 10 mins, I don't think the condom broke apart as I didn't see any rips or holes in it. Now I... Read more »

connection onset ARS-symptoms and HIV-antibodies

Posted by Dutchman, 2 Replies
Hello all,
I would be very gratefull if someone (who's skilled) can tell if there is indeed a connection between the moment of onset of ARS-symptoms and the moment that HIV antibodies can be detected by a rapid HIV antigen test (Abbott Determine... Read more »
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please answer, very very worried about hiv ars symptoms

world of this??? My symptoms cant be mono cause I had it 2 years ago, and it didnt feel like the classic flu, which only leaves hiv ars symptoms left. I guess If there is no documented cases of barber hiv transfer, I will be the first unfortunately!...
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 »

Risky HIV Exposure and ARS Symptoms

Hello. I had unprotected oral and vaginal sex with a girl I just met in a bar in Eastern Europe. She claimed to be from Germany, but do not know her history at all. We started with condom, came off and kept going. Stupid yes, was drunk and not...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The symptoms are too quick for ARS. But perfect for syphilis. It sounds like you are getting good care. Listen to those people. DW... Read more »

HIV - possible ARS symptoms at 5 days.

Hello Erik.i'm 22 year old gay male.I had receptive anal sex with a guy from my university but the condom broke during intercourse.On the fourth day since possible transmission I developed a light soar throat and a cold. By the fifth day, I...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,It sounds like you're taking the steps you need to in order to learn what your status is. I understand. The waiting can be the hardest part.Symptoms are really tricky though. The direct answer to your question is yes,... Read more »

Protected Intercourse + No ARS symptoms = HIV free???

Dear Dr. Bob, First off, great site and you rock like a hurricane!!! Anyway, I am a 26 year old heterosexual male. I had protected vaginal intercourse and protected insertive oral intercourse only with a female sex worker on April 6, 2003....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Curious George,Do hurricanes rock? I thought they were just big bags of wind!?!?You had "protected vaginal intercourse and protected insertive oral intercourse only with a female sex worker". Assuming the condom was used correctly (as... Read more »
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