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ARS Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can ARS symptoms last more than a week or two? Could it go on for a few months? I've been having muscle aches, night sweats and swollen glands for the past few months but I haven't gotten to courage to go for a test yet. Unfortunately back in... Read more »

ars symptoms at 13 weeks ???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
please answer.. i have tested hiv- at 7weeks.. but now at 13 weeks later i had a cold.. with aches in my legs..the aches have lingerd on for over a week now.. i am stressed and think i have every symtom imaginalbe.. can i have ars at 13 weeks.. and... Read more »

ARS in 7 days? Repeating symptoms?

Posted by packersman, 2 Replies
A little background: I'm a straight male who had an unprotected one-night-stand with a girl I met in a club seven weeks ago. I don't know her status or have any way of contacting her. Following the encounter, I had the following symptoms. The days... Read more »

Can you have ARS symptoms but not have ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies


I had symptoms of ARS infection...painful swollen neck glands, low grade fever, rash that lasted a month, clogged ears. My only risk factor is receiving a shot from a doctor 9 weeks before the symptoms showed themselves. Should I be tested? What... Read more »

ARS is more fever/swollen lymph than cough

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
On most web sites it seems ARS Symptoms are more fever/swollen lymph nodes achy body than coughing sore throat type of symptoms. Am I on the right track? Read more »
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ARS Symptoms

Do the symptoms of ARS come and go in a short span. for example having a body ache for two days and then a week later having body ache for a day? or do they stay constant? 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
Does not sound consistent with ARS. MH... Read more »

Dr. Bob, do I have a snow ball chance in hell?

2 min unprotected sex with a girl. Not sure of her status. Shes 20. I got scared and stopped. 4 days later, felt like something caught in my throat. 7 days later, white tounge, I worked it a bit and got it fairly clean.10 days later, felt...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Snowball's chance???? Hell yes!!!!Ninety percent of your day is spent on thinking about your odds??? Dude, you need a new hobby. How about macram or Suduko?Thanks for saving my fingers form having to retype the estimated risk statistics... Read more »

Please help -- high risk incident and ARS symptoms

Hi Dr. Frascino. You are my hero! Anyway, 11 weeks ago, I had unprotected (actually the condom broke early on -- I remember it in retrospect, but at the time I didn't think about it and continued having sex for maybe 4-5 minutes) insertive (I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your estimated risk for acquisition of HIV from insertive penile-vaginal sex with condom failure is 5 per 10,000 exposures to an HIV-infected partner. Your negative tests at 6 and 10 weeks are very encouraging, but not definitive. I would... Read more »

Ars symptoms (no swollen glands or fever)

27 year old female who had high risk exposure 17 days ago. Unprotected sex with person of unknown status. We had sex twice and used a condom at the end of the second time. At day 15 I got a small rash on my roar that's still there. It is...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHaving unprotected sex with someone that you don't know their status, you obviously know, puts you at risk of HIV transmission.The symptoms you are describing could be due to HIV but can also be due to many other things, including as you... Read more »
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