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If I Have Ars Will I Have Sore Throat

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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..

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sore throat?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Should I be worried if I developed pain with swallowing about 8 weeks after a sexual encounter? (Insertive oral, partner status unknown, but presumed negative...). After a week this turned into a regular common cold, and then I felt fine 3 days... 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, or words to that effect. Is this... Read more »

sore throat for more than a week?!

Posted by leo1989, 1 Reply
Its been a little over a week that i've had this sore throat, I've developed a sore throat along with a fever 3 days after i had unprotected oral and receptive vaginal sex with an ex boyfriend. He says he's clean but now I'm worried that he's lying!... Read more »
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strep throat and ARS

Hello Dr , if you had a sore throat and it was related to ars what would the throat swab read, Mono, Strep or some other Virus. I really would like to know as my dr said its strep and its bacterial,(not related to ARS) then another dr said ars can...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Most likely if you have strep throat, that's all you have. It isn't impossible to have strep throat and ARS simultaneously. The sore throat of ARS is due to HIV and throat swabs would be negative if that were the only thing going on.... Read more »

sore throat

Hi, Quick question, I think I am being a bit paranoid but I really need an answer.I went out and drank too much, I don't remember leaving the bar or how I got home (I have found this memory blank very upsetting). My friend was with me and...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiA mild sore throat is not a symptom of HIV. If you are completely unsure of what happened I would recommend getting tests run for all of the sexually transmitted infections. If you think you were exposed at all.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Sore Throat?

Hi Dr, can isolate sore throat (the only symptom) be a sign of HIV ARS? Thanks....
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
NO.MH... Read more »

sore throat followed by rash

I am now 8 1/2 weeks past possible exposure. (receiving orally, no cum but do not know if there was precum.)Is it possible to have ars symptoms some time apart? I had a sore throat from week 4 to week 7 and it promptly dissapeared. I checked...
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
These are unanswerable questions. All is possible.... Read more »
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