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Symptoms of ARS compared to Herpes or other STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,
Well I'm another that did the irresponsible thing and had unprotected sex, and I have symptoms that are consistent with ARS as well as other STDs. Does anyone know or has anyone had the symptoms of ARS and if so what were they for... Read more »

ars symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is it possible to get genital herpes and pharyngitis caused by the same virus and also feel a flu like illness low grade fever, left side cervic anterior amd pelvic adenophaty and feeling tired all day as well as headache and white thonge and not... Read more »

other viruses that cause ARS symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Are there very many other viruses that cause ARS symptoms? I once read about a certain strain of herpes that doesn't cause any sores, or harm the immune system, but it does cause a brief illness after infection similar to ARS. Are there many other... Read more »

ARS statistics

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is the most common symptom of ARS ? Is it fever, sore throat , enlarged lymph nodes, sweating???? What do the statistics say ?????

Is having a sore throat after possible exposure a sign of ARS???

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genital herpes or herpes simplex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Could herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.

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Herpes simplex and ARS

Hi doctor Mark.My question is, 10 days after possible hiv-exposure I felt tired, got a running nose and a little fever (up and down, max. 38,5C)Duration about 12 -14 days.About a week later I got herpes simplex at my mouth.Not severe, and only in...
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
Reactivation of herpes infections have been found to occur after many things including sun exposure, infections, stress, other diseases, etc. Thus, this finding is not specific for acute HIV infection.... Read more »

Ars Symtoms High Exposure

I am a 20 year old female with what I suspect to be Genital Herpes (haven't been tested but it's textbook signs, I also have HPV) I met a guy who I do not know his blood status. We went to a party where he got into a fight, mouth got all...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe one thing we do know for sure is that oral sex carries the lowest risk of HIV transmission. Yes it does increase with another active sexually transmitted infection, your herpes. It does sound like to me that your symptoms are your herpes and... Read more »

Possible ARS?

Three weeks ago I had protected sex with a female sex worker, she did give me a hand job. Two days later I felt some burning on my penis the outer layer skin. Then one week later I started having strong digestive problems such as heartburn and...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
If the only contact you had with the partner is her hand on your genitals, I do not think this is a risk factor for HIV transmission at all. In theory, it could be a way of transmitting herpes, but this too would be extremely unusual, unless she... Read more »

genital ulcerations as part of ARS?

Dr. Feinberg,On the 1st day of ARS I discovered painless ulcerations in my mouth and on my penis shaft and a dime-sized rash on my chest. From that day on symptoms just got worse...Are there documented cases of genital ulcerations as a symptom...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I haven't searched the literature for a reference that specifically adresses your question, but if such ulceration were to occur during ARS it would certainly be an unusual manifestation. Although ARS is a broad syndrome and can include a long... Read more »
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