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If I Have Ars Will I Have Chills

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Help me with CHILLS

Hi I had a potential exposure a month ago. I want to ask if chills are a typical symptom of ARS? And if so, what exactly are chills? Would you have to have shivering? because I will have freezing hands for a few minutes and then they will warm up...
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
Chills and shivering are usually a sign of fever. All of these can be associated with ARS. You need to get followup HIV antibody testing.MH... Read more »

Having ARS mean your immune system stronger?

Hi,I seroconverted in May, and had severe ARS, with symptoms lasting thirty days - (Fever, chills,... Read more »

24hour ARS?

I couple months ago I fooled around with a guy. We did not have sex but fooled around by touching,... Read more »
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ARS after 6 weeks!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I got real sick at 6 weeks: diarea, sweats/chills, muscle/joint aches, headache behid my eye, all lasted a few days. Everyone says ARS is 2-4 weeks, so 6 weeks is a little late but still could be ARS right?

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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 at 8+ Weeks

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm sure I'm being paranoid but...8 weeks after my suspected exposure, I started experiencing...diarrhea...not severe, just looser than normal. At the same time, I started taking medication for high blood pressure that could be causing it but since... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
My question is this...........I had a potentially high-risk exposure 2 weeks ago. I visited Mexico, ate some shady food and drank margeritas. The day after I had other symptoms. Then the next day, arond 7 PM, all of a sudden I... Read more »