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If I Have Ars Will I Have Sore Throat

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Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...generally are not so much the respiratory part (cough sniffles, sneezing, which are not part of ARS), but more of the fever, sore throat, fatigue and generalized weakness. HIV, unlike flu, may cause lymph node swelling throughout the body (flu... Read more »

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2 times unprotected sex, severe sore throat

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...strong laxative. Sheep sorrel isclaimed to be effective against cancer. Slippery elm has along, safe history in alleviating sore throats. It is used inmany herbal cough drops or teas for sore throats. Caisse used the herbal tea to treat... Read more »
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White Coating+sore throat+cough=ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Its been 2 weeks today since exposure. I've been coughing and had a mild sore throat for the past week (dry cough). This morning woke up with white coating which rubbed off, but came back tonight. ARS? Read more »

sore throat

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...does ARS is sore throat with fever,achy muscles, dripping nose or only sore throat? because I only have sore throat.. Read more »

Scare and Waiting...Impatiently.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I know this may sound like a stupid question but what is an ARS sore throat like? I'm in the waiting period at aprox 5 1/2 weeks I just developed this sore throat. When I look inside my mouth my one Read more »

Sore Throat ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...A site alluded to the fact that nasal congestion accompanying a mild sore throat/fever for 1-2 days is probably not HIV ARS related, that in hiv the sore throat would not have any conjestion sypmtoms with it, Read more »