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hiv symptoms - rash upper arms

I had an unprotected sexual encounter 1 week 4 days ago.Since then I have been totally paranoid about hiv and have been scanning the web for symptoms.I am normally a very anxious person and this has made me feel completely sick with fear.1 week 1...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The rash you described would be very unlikely to be due to HIV infection. Since for many persons stress over the issue can be high, I would suggest talking to someone about an HIV test in 6 weeks--the odds are very good that it will be negative and... Read more »

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ARS rash and other symptoms

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ARS symptoms and rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What are the ARS symptoms and what does the rash look like? I had a brief oral encounter (Vaginal to mouth) and have been tested by PCR at 10 & 28 Days, both negative. Also, I've had antibody test done at 2, 4, 7, & 9 weeks and all were... Read more »

Rash still?

Posted by demetrih
I have had a rash for about a month, maybe a little more. Could this still be hiv symptoms? Read more »

Rash in the scalp

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

Has anyoone ever had rash in the scalp or heard of it as a symptom of HIV infection?

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HIV related rash.......Too worried....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi all,

1 mth ago ,I am tested non reactive to HIV1 and HIV2 ,that is 4-5mths after my protected virginal sex exposure.
However,I have been getting 1-3 slight itchy small bumps(1mm) either on my chest,below my neck, calf,forearm,behind neck,near belly... Read more »