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oral, runny nose, and ars

Posted by questions31, 1 Reply
Male to male -
so about 5 weeks ago I received oral and had a cut on my penis that was caused from rough oral. Before that, I topped but it was protected and the condom did not break.

Forward to today and I have a stuffy nose with green phlegm,... Read more »

Runny nose?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Sorry if this sounds stupid but I know ARS brings around flu like symptoms and was wondering if a runny nose was one of them? Read more »

Coryza (runny nose), cough, or nasal congestion

Posted by Anonymous
I hope this may help to resolve some of your fears, at least in part. This comes from "Challenges of the Acute Retroviral Syndrome" from "Infections in Medicine" by Jeffrey P. Nadler, MD: "Common symptoms include fever, malaise, adenopathy, sore... Read more »

ARS for Certain, or No?

Posted by ChapmanH, 1 Reply
I was reading that ARS can be distinguished from common respitory diseases since a runny nose, congestion, sneezing, and a productive cough are not symptoms of ARS. So, if someone had flulike symptoms such as a sore throat, low grade fever, and... Read more »

ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is a runny nose, and sore throat that last 2 days with no fever or flu like symptoms indicative of HIV. I had sex with someone who tested pos but we always had safe sex. It is much too soon to be tested. I don't think my risk is all that high due... Read more »
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If it's a cold, where is the runny nose

Dr. Bob I, like so many, enjoy your answers and comments thanks so much. I dropped a fifty dollar check in the mail today to Concerted Effort wish I could do more.Quick question I think I am feeling guilty more than anything, but here goes. A...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Jacob,1.Can you have a cold without a runny nose? Sure! In fact, you've got one!2.Please tell you this is not ARS?!? OK! This is not ARS! There. Feel better?3.Thanks for your donation. It may not seem like much to you, but I can assure you... Read more »

Runny nose

I have been told that having a runny nose is a sign or could be a sign of hiv. Is this true?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No.... Read more »

Dry , crusty runny nose for a month and dry mouth problem, is it a early hiv symptom

Hi, Last winter i was not able to breathe and had my throat was swollen showed the ent doctor who found out a nodule on my thyroid which was malignant. He prescribed me a acyclovir and prednisone for my dry mouth problem. I took it for 5 days...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-I cannot truly provide you with an answer to your question as you clearly had at least one episode of unprotected sex 4 and 1/2 months ago (when you got pregnant) and it doesn't seem as if you have been tested since then. While... 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. It's always said ARS is like the flu, but how come those symptoms are not ever listed. When I get the flu, this is what I get, and when I have the cold...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Confused,No, you are not annoying. The answer is really quite simple: HIV ARS does include "flu-like" symptoms; however, the "best way to differentiate between the flu and ARS" is not the absence or presence of any specific... Read more »
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