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If I Have Ars Will I Have Sinus Infection

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Resistance toward infections during ARS

Dr:Is the body more resistant toward developing infections unrelated to hiv (for example, a sinus or urinary infection)during ARS, or less so? ...
Susan Little, M.D.

Response from Susan Little, M.D.

University of California San Diego
During acute HIV infection, which is often associated with an acute retroviral syndrome (ARS), the body is often MORE susceptibile to other types of infections. This is related to a transient drop in the CD4 cell count (and often total white blood... Read more »

Risk of HIV infection vaginal sex without ejaculation - ARS symptoms

I am extremely anxious and feel almost certain that I have contracted HIV through my stupid... Read more »

Something to think about regarding ARS (PRIMARY INFECTION, NO ARS SYMPTOMS)

Hi Dr. Bob!HIV Rookie here again (am I still a rookie 3 months after diagnosis?). Anyways, I... Read more »
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Sinus infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Just wondering, does a sinus infection have anything to do with ars? had a sinus infection and then bad headache for 2 weeks. Low risk so I doubt its hiv but still worried. Would the sinus infection have caused the headaches? help

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Uh oh. Allergies/Sinus infection...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Im about 2 1/2 weeks past "exposure". I haven't really had any symptoms that I am aware of....other than a somewhat sore throat, and some sinus drainage in my throat. I went to the dr. today and he's pretty convinced I have alleriges, along with a... Read more »

Sinus

Posted by Anonymous
Hello,

Its been five weeks since exposure and i feel real light headed with sinus infection. Is that a symptom of ARS?..My exposure was low to moderate. Thanks

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ARS Patient cases

Posted by Anonymous
Primary HIV Infection Case Presentations
The following cases illustrate the complexities involved in recognizing and correctly diagnosing primary HIV infection (PHI). Extensive lab work, but also thorough history taking, is required. Patient 1 was... Read more »