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If I Have Ars Will I Have Flu Symptoms

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Can flu shot prevent onset of ARS symptoms?

Doc,Thanks for your incredible wisdom and wit--this site has been a wonderful source of knowledge and laughter for me these past few weeks. I have two questions:1) Is it likely that someone would only experiences symptoms from ARS for just one...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll be brief.1.Nope.2.Nope.See, I told you I'd be brief.Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »

The diffrance between the flu and ARS is significant

Dear Doctor Robert: Does ARS include the runny nose, cough, other respiratory flu symptoms.... Read more »

Flu vs ARS

Hi,I am not sure if there is a definitive answer to my question.I also understand getting tested is... Read more »
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Flu Season and Living With HIV

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Cost-Effectiveness of Symptom-Based Testing and Routine Screening for Acute HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex With Men in the USA

Testing for HIV when flu-like symptoms are evident may offer a cost-effective alternative for early detection of HIV infection in men who have sex with men (MSM), reported the authors of the current study. "Acute HIV infection often causes... Read more »
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Flu Shots and the Upcoming Flu Season

Influenza, or simply the flu, is a serious respiratory infection that makes hundreds of thousands of Americans ill each year. It can cause many complications for people with damaged immune systems, including people living with HIV. Despite... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

Early Symptoms Many people will not have any symptoms when they first become infected with HIV. They may, however, have a flu-like illness within a month or two after exposure to the virus. This illness may include Fever Headache Tiredness... Read more »
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ARS =BAD Flu??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
When people say they have ARS, is it ALMOST ALWAYS a flu like illness? Something that couldn't be mistaken for a cold, sinus infection, upper respiratory infection, etc? AND is a fever almost always present? And a rash as well? I know this has... Read more »

Is ARS like the Cold or Flu?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does ARS seem more like a cold or the flu? Usually with the flu you feel sick and nausions. With a cold you dont usually feel too bad, just usually a sore throat but the main thing is you are really congested. With ARS is it common to be... Read more »

ARS? Cold/Flu

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If someone has a cold and is coughing, dripping nose all that stuff--that's not related to ARS, is it? seems like everyone says ars is more like the flu, right?

this is a very serious question and i hope someone can ease my mind here. i got no... Read more »

Is a Cold or Flu more simular to ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I know ARS has been said to mimic the flu, or mono. Some people use Cold and Flu interchangably. Recently I had a pretty serious cold with all the classis symptoms. I was extrememly congested, tired, and had a seriuos sore throat. After... Read more »