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Is A Test Positive After Ars

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Do people automatically test positive after ARS symptoms?

Seven weeks ago I made a stupid decision and had unprotected insertive anal intercourse with another male whose HIV status I did not know. Three or four weeks later, I developed a body rash which looked like an allergic reaction. I had been using...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The amount of time it takes for a person to develop a detectable level of antibodies around the time of primary infection symptoms is variable. For this reason, if a person has significant exposure (anal or vaginal sex with an HIV infected, or high... Read more »

Correlation between ARS and positive test result?

Anything to suggest that people who experience ARS test positive sooner than those who don't? Read more »

ARS, Stressed Out & Tommorows My Birthday!

Hey docI am a bi college student in new york city. I had a broken condom about 14 days ago. I... Read more »
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No ARS, does it mean no HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
I performed unprotected oral sex on a transexual (a shemale with penis) escort. Just 3-4 sucks. She did not cum. This happened about two months ago. I have had absolutely no symptoms since then. No fever, rashes or muscle pain. Fatigue is there,... Read more »

what is the difference between ARS and ceroconvert

Posted by scared77, 2 Replies
is it the same? and once you show ARS symptoms does it mean the virus will show on a test? Read more »

How long after "symptoms" would you test positive?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
How long after "symptoms" would you test positive regardless if you have ARS or not..... Read more »

Testing "average"

Posted by Hawaii_Guy, 3 Replies
I was just wondering, if the "average" person test + at 25 days, and ARS usually occurs between 2-4 weeks from exposure -- then some of those people could be experiencing ARS "while" testing positive? Also, on some "common symptoms listings of... Read more »