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If I Have Ars Will I Have Itchy Vagina

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itchy vagina? vaginal candidiasis

Posted by wishingforacure, 3 Replies
I am HIV+ and recently my vagina has been itchy. Usually before I get my period. I don't have any STI's. The doctor said this may happen more often since I am HIV+. Is anyone experiencing this? Is there any way to get rid of it or make it better?... Read more »

HIGH RISK ALL SYMPTOMS ARS

Posted by sillygirl2014, 3 Replies
I HAD SEX WITH A GUY 10 WEEKS AGO I DO NOT KNOWN HIS STATUS THEREFORE ITS A HIGH RISK. I WAS DRUNK NO EXCUSE BUT WE ALL MAKE MISTAKES. IT WAS VAGINA SEX I DO NOT THINK HE CUM INSIDE ME BUT I CAN NOT BE SURE ABOUT THAT OR PRE-CUM.

IT WAS 10 WEEKS AGO. Read more »

Anyone think this is ARS? 4 weeks to wait. help

Posted by closetotheedge, 1 Reply
A few months ago I had unprotected insertive vaginal sex one time with a white 19 yr old girl of unknown hiv status in North Carolina after a few drinks at a bar/restaurant where she is a server. She was not a prostitute or call girl worker but I... Read more »

ARS symptoms and the correlation to seroconversion and window period? more responses please

Posted by treeoflife1, 1 Reply
So i had unprotected oral, protected vaginal and 15 seconds of unprotected vaginal sex with a possible sex worker. IDK. Thought i was experiencing ARS symptoms all 4 weeks post exposure. Night sweats on three different occasions, diareaha for a... Read more »

Chest rash & numb hands = ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had u/p vaginal sex with a unknown female, 5 weeks later I develop a sore throat and cold. A couple of night sweats and some pain in my groin nodes. My hands began going numb in my sleep waking me up. At 7-8 weeks I develop a rash on my chest... Read more »
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itchy vagina with discharge

I was diagnosed with HPV about 1 1/2 years ago. I have had no warts at all. Recently, I have experienced an unusual discharge with an odor and was told that it was bacteria vaginitis. I was given medication and it cleared up. About 2 weeks later...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is important that you continue to talk with your medical provider, preferrably you gynecologist, about the continuing complications you are having with your vagina. Women do experience recurrences of vaginitis after treatment, which can be quite... Read more »

Itchy rash Vs Non Irch Rash in ARS

One question Dr. that I hope you can answer: Can you tell us why the Rash associated with ARA doesn't Itch or have pain???. I had a low risk exposure (Oral Sex - received and performed) and I have not been tested for HIV - If you can provide...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The rash seen in primary HIV infection is presumably immunologic in origin. Different persons have different immune responses to viral infections. In some patients, the rash may itch (? IgE or mast cell triggered) and in others there may be no... Read more »

Itchy dude...

Hi there Doc. I had unprotected vaginal sex with a co-worker (my bad.) I'm concerned she may be promiscuous(duh...) I know to test at 3 months for hiv. My question is this. I've been getting hives on a daily basis for 5 weeks. They come...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Itchy Dude,I agree that since you had unprotected sex a three-month HIV test is warranted. Hives are not considered to be a common symptom associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) or HIV disease. Hives are extremely common, often... Read more »

Risky HIV Exposure and ARS Symptoms

Hello. I had unprotected oral and vaginal sex with a girl I just met in a bar in Eastern Europe. She claimed to be from Germany, but do not know her history at all. We started with condom, came off and kept going. Stupid yes, was drunk and not...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
The symptoms are too quick for ARS. But perfect for syphilis. It sounds like you are getting good care. Listen to those people. DW... Read more »
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