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symptoms of HIV and ARS question one more time

Posted by rob422, 2 Replies
okay i can't find this question in the index.
i'm very new to this whole HIV scare. and i'm also finding out that everything i've read about HIV from other websites is misleading.

i don't really care about the possibility of my infection status or... Read more »

How long does the ARS last ? Does all symptoms comes at once or it comes one after another ?

Posted by Iampanicked, 1 Reply
Even though there was stomach discomfort for 20 days post 4 weeks post exposure. My other ARS like symptoms have been going on for the last 4 weeks though its severities have reduced a lot. I would like to know whether all the symptoms comes at... Read more »

Joint Pain? AnonOne? Aids2HIV?

Posted by WhatDoIDo, 1 Reply
Hi all. I had a few questions. When someone experiences early symptoms of HIV, do they all come at once? Or can they come seperately. I have had diarrhea for more than a month now, then I started having testicular pain, my neck hurts when I move it... Read more »

Many symptoms present one month after unprotected sex

Posted by Tbar, 1 Reply
I have been living in china as a teacher for the past 5 months. Back in December I met a wealthy Chinese woman who worked for the government. We were drinking together and went to my house to have sex. She liked all 3 types of sex. I remember I... Read more »

initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »
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Is a rash one symptom of hiv?

Can hives or another type of rash be a symptom of Hiv? Are rashes of acute status or chronic status linked towards hiv infection more often than the other?...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Rashes can occur throughout the course of HIV infection, During acute infection, a generalized rash is commonly seen, During chronic infection, rashes (eczema-like, seborrheic dermatitis, etc.) are also commonly seen. Rashes and other skin... Read more »

Uncertain of risk, and concern about one symptom

Hi Dr Bob. Your enthusiasm for educating people about HIV is inspirational, but what surprised me was how many times you've made me laugh while reading through various posts, even in my current concerned state!I just have a couple of questions...
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, assuming the latex or polyurethane condom was used properly and did not fail (break). The minimal amount of precum that might have been transmitted from your hand to his tallywhacker and then... Read more »

one time heroin injection with clean needle/syringe. symptoms/risk level?

Thanks for reading my questions. I'm having severe anxiety about contracting HIV and was wondering what was the likelihood of being HIV+ and the correspondence of my symptoms.I am a 21 year old, white female in college. Two weeks ago, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off, I absolutely agree with you: Injecting heroin is a stupid, stupid, stupid thing to do. Girl, what the hell were you thinking??? The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from sharing works for injection-drug use with a partner... Read more »

What symptoms should one worry about?

Hi Dr. Bob,If one has had a low/essential nonexistent risk (e.g. french kissing) and develops any symptoms attributable to ARS during the 2-4 week timespan on when ARS occurs, would testing be warranted?What symptoms should one watch for that are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"What symptoms should one worry about?" People should not focus on any particular "symptoms," but rather on HIV-acquisition risk. If you have placed yourself at risk for HIV, you should get HIV tested, whether or not symptoms... Read more »
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