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How Long Do Ars Symptoms Persist

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RNA/PCR -neg but ARS persists. HIV 2 possible?

I had a negative ELISA test at 6 month mark. I was not convinced of negative status. Had all the symptoms of ARS, most notably I still have palpable lymph nodes on left side of my neck, a cluster of 5 the size of ~1cm. And also having many skin...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The standard HIV ELISA test looks for antibodies to both HIV-1 and HIV-2. So, if negative, you are negative for both. You do not have HIV. Plain and simple. Your testing is negative for antibodies (which you should shave no trouble making) and... Read more »

About ARS (interesting question, I think) (NATURAL HISTORY) (ARS SYMPTOMS)

Hello Doc, first of all thank you very much for all your help. I have donated to your foundation... Read more »

Persistent (Chronic) ARS Rash

Dear Experts,Can HIV-related rash take as long as 1.5 - 2 months to disappear? Is this usual? Or... Read more »
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Persistent loose stool for 2-3 weeks, ARS?

Posted by canadian1984, 1 Reply
I have to say, for the last month I have been stressing over this.

I would like to ask members who have seen seroconversion before; how common do you see someone experience loose stool for nearly a month? I thought it was these sugar alcohol cookies... 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 »

how long do ARS symptoms last ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can symptoms last 24 hours only ?I had a cold chills with body aches that lasted one night. Could this be seroconversion ?

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ARS SYMPTOMS, MAYBE? A LONG STORY FROM 7/26 POSTIN

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi There,
Here is the story. I was seeing someone for almost a year and back in Nov, we decided we wouldn't use protection because we were just seeing eachother. After our last encounter, a couple of days before feb 14 (unprotected), I decided I... Read more »