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tonsilitis, high fever as potential ars at 7-8 weeks

Posted by mdguy1, 1 Reply
Hello all I posted a while back my partner was diagnosed as hiv positive and we did have a risky behavior. I was tested negative at 5 weeks and as I was starting to relax I had very bad body pains the last couple weeks, had for one night a 104 fever... Read more »

no fever? no ars?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i have not had a fever yet. does this mean i am not experiencing ars?

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ARS is more fever/swollen lymph than cough

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
On most web sites it seems ARS Symptoms are more fever/swollen lymph nodes achy body than coughing sore throat type of symptoms. Am I on the right track? Read more »

Fever 7 weeks after high risk exposure

Posted by EuropeMan, 1 Reply
I developed a cough 5 weeks and a fever 7 weeks after unprotected viginal sex with a French stripper in Japan. The cough was with green flem so the doc gave me an antibiotic and the low grade fever disapeared. I live in a house with 4 other people... Read more »

Recent High-Risk Activity and possible symptoms of ARS

Posted by paranoid88, 3 Replies
Hi all,

I am a gay male and I was recently spending a month in Spain and I decided to be a little promiscuous and do some anonymous cruising. On July 6th, I had an encounter with one guy and he was rubbing up against my anus. He then tried to insert... Read more »
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Ars symptoms (no swollen glands or fever)

27 year old female who had high risk exposure 17 days ago. Unprotected sex with person of unknown status. We had sex twice and used a condom at the end of the second time. At day 15 I got a small rash on my roar that's still there. It is...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHaving unprotected sex with someone that you don't know their status, you obviously know, puts you at risk of HIV transmission.The symptoms you are describing could be due to HIV but can also be due to many other things, including as you... Read more »

ARS OR DENGUE FEVER?

Hi Doctor, are symptoms of dengue fever (flulike, rash) very similar to that of ARS? Nearly 3 months following a high-risk sexual exposure, I came down with flulike symptoms followed by a transient rash 5 days later. But this also started 3 days...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
HIV symptoms can resemble dengue.... Read more »

ARS fever--how common?

Hi Ryan,Fever is almost always found in ARS, right?Could it appear very early (gone <14 days) while the rest of the symptoms come a little later and last for over a month?In other words, would a doctor examining a patient who was going through...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Fever is one of the most common symptoms experienced during acute HIV infection. A doctor is not likely to suspect that you are experiencing ARS unless you are at significant risk for infection (unprotected sex with an HIV infected person, or... Read more »

Please help -- high risk incident and ARS symptoms

Hi Dr. Frascino. You are my hero! Anyway, 11 weeks ago, I had unprotected (actually the condom broke early on -- I remember it in retrospect, but at the time I didn't think about it and continued having sex for maybe 4-5 minutes) insertive (I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your estimated risk for acquisition of HIV from insertive penile-vaginal sex with condom failure is 5 per 10,000 exposures to an HIV-infected partner. Your negative tests at 6 and 10 weeks are very encouraging, but not definitive. I would... Read more »
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