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ARS Rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can a HIV rash return 7 months later on the chest?
I had this same rash and swollen nodes in my neck 7 months ago it went away in a week or so and now it has returned.
I am wondering about ARS? Would the same symptoms return after so many months... Read more »

ARS RASH

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
CAN YOU FIND ARS RASH AFTER 5 MONTHS AFTER EXPOSURE Read more »

Ars Rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can someone describe what rash looks like and where it will show up. Is it big or small. How long does it last Read more »

How long does ARS rash last?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies


I'm just wondering for those who have experienced ARS, how long did the rash last? I had a rash for over 4 weeks. Also for those who experienced ARS, was your fever high grade or low grade? my risk factor was oral sex no ejaculation. Read more »

ARS rash

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have heard that ARS rash is seen normallu on the trunk. Can ARS rash appear on top of the lips as well. I developed a red lining on tope of my upper lip which caused a little burning/itching discomfort at almost 16-17 days post exposure and lasted... Read more »
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ARS Rash

A rash that is about 2.5 inches in diameter in the form of a circle on the lower abdomen typical of an ars rash ? Or is the ARS rash generally more diffuse and not so symmetrical?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
This isn't typical for the rash associated with ARS, which does tend to be more symmetrical and more diffuse.... Read more »

ARS RASH ??

Dear Doctor,I truly value your opion and believe that it is invaluable what you are doing for everyone.I just have two questions for you. 1st, the rash described during ARS bascically looks like that of other conditions. My question, how can a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Acute retroviral syndrome--the acute flu/mono-like illness a person experiences approximately three weeks after infection with HIV--is not diagnosed by signs and symptoms alone. A medical provider can diagnose this syndrome by taking a thorough... Read more »

ars rash

Dear Dr. H.Can ARS rash appear on only a small part of the face, for instance, only on the chin and no where else on the face or body?...
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
That would not be the way the rash presents.... Read more »

Persistent (Chronic) ARS Rash

Dear Experts,Can HIV-related rash take as long as 1.5 - 2 months to disappear? Is this usual? Or could it be followed immediately by another HIV-related rash?Thank you very much.PaulB...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The rash associated with acute retroviral syndrome is usually transient sometimes lasting for hours to days. Many of the rashes associated with HIV are non=specific and occur in the general population. People with HIV have a large number of skin... Read more »
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