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If I Have Ars Will I Have Burning Red Spots

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What are these tiny pin head bright red spots?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
They are on my upper arm and chest, pin head size and bright red, they look like dots of paint. There are 8 on my left arm and 4 on my chest. They have been there for a week or so. Are they in any way connected to a possible STD? Or even ARS?... Read more »

What is the severity of ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know this board is full of worried wells mostly, but has anyone actually experienced what is commonly known as ARS? Only reason I ask is because as we all know the symptoms are similar to other colds, etc.

I have a sore throat (but no fever, rash,... Read more »

Is this ars Symptom? did i pass the seroconversion

Posted by merci225, 3 Replies
I had sex with a girl. We kept contact, and couple of days, she contacted me saying that she was HIV + and that i had to test.

We were not under the unflence of any drugs. She gave me fellation and our genitals were rubing. I had body fluids on my... Read more »

ARS in 7 days? Repeating symptoms?

Posted by packersman, 2 Replies
A little background: I'm a straight male who had an unprotected one-night-stand with a girl I met in a club seven weeks ago. I don't know her status or have any way of contacting her. Following the encounter, I had the following symptoms. The days... Read more »

red spots

Posted by Anonymous
Hi for about a year now ive had re-occuring red spots on the head of my penis, they are almost lesian like only the size of say the nib of a pen. I went to two local GUM clinics to try and find out what it is, all i got was that it could just be a... Read more »
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red spots on the legs

i been having red spots all over my legs.at first i didn't have a lot of it but then suddenly they start to spread all over my ankle to my thighs. ever since i started running in the morning out no where they started to appear. they do not...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
You need to go see your doctor or a dermatologist.It could be allergies (laundry soap), HIV-associated eosinophilic folliculitis <a... Read more »

Painless red spots on legs

I have about 5 red spots on my lower legs that have been there for about two years. They do not itch, burn, bleed, ooze, or do anything but scare me because I don't know what they are. Within the past 6 months, one of them increased in size and...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I will forward your note to the docs in the list who may know more about this. Does your local clinic for the uninsured have referals to specialits(I am assuming you are getting drugs through ADAP and are a Ryan White client)?Nelson... Read more »

Red Sun Burn on Thighs

Hi Doctor,Thanks for all your great work and patience.I was maturbated by a woman I met. I didn't notice any cuts on her, but she used some lotion which stung the opening on the top of my penis. A week later, I have what looks like a sunburn...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Masturbation is not a risk for HIV transmission and the rash you describe is not at all consistent with the ARS rash. I would suggest you see a dermatologist. Your rash could be fungal or perhaps just an irritation or allergic reaction to the... Read more »

micro red pin like red spots..

Hello. I have micro red spots 7 to 9 on my hand. M afraid what is this. I had oral sex and tested after 4 weeks negative. This spots have tookmy mind off pls help me ...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiOral sex carries THE lowest risk of HIV transmission. Also red dots are not a symptom of HIV. Having your test come back negative at 4 weeks is a great sign and to ensure you know your status having another test at 3 months or 90 days.Be well and... Read more »
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