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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 »

Why false positive if someone is experiencing ARS ?

Hi Ryan, keep up the great work!! Two questions: 1) A few of your responses regarding ARS... Read more »
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Testing while ARS present?

Posted by Anonymous
Is it more likely that someone would test positive while experiencing ARS symptoms even though a relatively short time has passed since exposure. (like 1 month) ?

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ARS and testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a question about ARS and testing. If you expierence true ARS wouldent you definitly show up positive 4 weeks later? If I tested negative 4 weeks after the symptoms first started does this mean they werent True ARS?

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Testing and ARS

Posted by Anonymous
If you got ARS like symptoms after a week and a half after possible infection and the symptoms continued until week 7 when you tested. Would the test moke likely show positive even if what is probably ARS has not gone away yet. Or does the ARS have... Read more »

Has anyone with these "ARS Symptoms" tested + ???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Seems like a lot of people on here suffer from ARS symtoms but has anyone actually tested positive from here? Don't really see any posts about that.

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