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If I Have Ars Will I Have Aching

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Can Coughing, Congestion, Aches, etc After Unprotected Anal Sex Be ARS?

Dear Dr Bob,Recently, I was involved in two risky encounters during which I had anal-insertive unprotected sex with another man. Two weeks ago, this occurred, and he went down on me as well, and I penetrated him for less than 5 minutes. The second...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First off, people are not "high risk;" unprotected sexual acts are! You report two risky unprotected anal-insertive encounters. These activities, your activities, are what are risky! It takes two to do the unsafe Hokey Pokey and you were a... Read more »

Ear Ache, (possibly) swollen lymph nodes, and PEP

I was recently exposed to HIV through insertive anal sex (I was the top) without a condom--the... Read more »

Body Aches For A Month

Hello Dr. Bob, I have written you before, but know that you can only answer a selected few. I... Read more »
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Muscle Aches and Pains

Symptoms that can develop in the musculoskeletal system of PHAs include: muscle pains (myalgias) joint pains (arthralgias) muscle damage that can result in weakness and pain (myopathy) muscle cramping Some of the potential culprits that cause... Read more »
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Body Aches....Jackie Please Help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Now what does everyone mean when they say body aches...in conjuction with ARS.....does it mean like a little stiffness.....or reall pain shooting throughout your body.....I am very active....so I get stiff at times....is this the same thing.....I am... Read more »

JawACHES

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is a aching jaw a sign of anything related to HIV/ARS. Please answer this question for you. I have to know. Thank you. Read more »

slight aches and pains back again

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I had a possible exposure about 7 months ago. After that, I developed aches and pains all over my body as well as tiny red spots on both of my thighs. My stomach had a really "sour" feeling for about a week and I went to the doctor. I didn't... Read more »

Body Ache

Posted by hello123, 1 Reply
I have posted before, but I have a question. 8 1/2 weeks after an incident of me performing unprotected oral with no ejaculation on a man of a status I don't know (says he's fine), I am feeling terrible aches in my right side of my upper body.... Read more »