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Is Ear Infection A Symptom Of Ars

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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 »

HIGH RISK ALL SYMPTOMS ARS

Posted by sillygirl2014, 3 Replies
I HAD SEX WITH A GUY 10 WEEKS AGO I DO NOT KNOWN HIS STATUS THEREFORE ITS A HIGH RISK. I WAS DRUNK NO EXCUSE BUT WE ALL MAKE MISTAKES. IT WAS VAGINA SEX I DO NOT THINK HE CUM INSIDE ME BUT I CAN NOT BE SURE ABOUT THAT OR PRE-CUM.

IT WAS 10 WEEKS AGO. Read more »

ARS symptoms, scared to death, please answer

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have really been living a nightmare for the past 3 months, i posted in a couple of websites, but would like the feedback from the knowledgable people here. I am gonna make this short.
The exposures(3 to 4 times) prolonged french kissing, mutual... Read more »

ARS symptoms means virus can be detected?

Posted by jxr
Hi...If you have ARS symptoms two weeks after an unsafe episode and these symptoms are actually a sign of HIV infection, will the PCR test be able to detect the presence of HIV in that short time frame. After all, the symptoms of fighting the... Read more »

ARS symptoms:

Posted by Anonymous
This is not diagnostic, some people are asypmtomatic but...

In a Seattle study in which 46 patients with primary HIV infection were carefully evaluated, the 5 most common symptoms were fever (mean 38.9oC), sore throat, fatigue, myalgia, and weight... Read more »
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Something to think about regarding ARS (PRIMARY INFECTION, NO ARS SYMPTOMS)

Hi Dr. Bob!HIV Rookie here again (am I still a rookie 3 months after diagnosis?). Anyways, I continually find comfort, reassurance, and laughter on your site. I don't really have a question, but thought that I would write and you could post...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello HIV Rookie,Considering I've been "virally enhanced" since January 1991, yes, your three months and counting does indeed still qualify as rookie status in my book. Thank you for writing in and vividly demonstrating with your real... Read more »

at higher risk than most on here, will donate (ARS SYMPTOMS) (PRIMARY HIV INFECTION SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS)

i am going crazy and wont have access to a test again for 4.5 weeks, trust me i am getting one as soon as i step foot off the plane in the usa. however, until then i am going absolutely crazy. the reason is that my neck has been pressured and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll be brief, as I've answered many similar questions before. (Check the archives!)Your HIV risk is extremely low (unprotected oral, vaginal fingering with healing non-bleeding cut). Protected sex is indeed protected, assuming the... Read more »

Symptoms Consistent with ARS...Is/Are There Such Thing/Things? (ARS SYMPTOMS, 2011)

Dear Dr. Bob,I know you have pointed out again and again that symptoms are extremely unreliable in diagnosing HIV/AIDS. Besides being a cold hard fact, it also helps to lighten up those reading this forum who are plagued by anxiety and guilt...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.The reason to get an HIV test is potential HIV exposure, not the presence or absence of symptoms. The take-home lesson is if you've put yourself at risk for HIV, you need an HIV test. It really is just that straightforward.Regarding a... Read more »

When do ARS symptoms generally start? What are the major symptoms of ARS?

Dear Dr. Bob,Thanks for the wonderful work that you do to help people everyday dealing with this deadly disease. I am a health teacher and I want to see if you can provide me some professional knowledge on two questions.1. When do ARS symptoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Health Teacher,The information you desire was already waiting for you in the archives. See below.Dr. BobARS (ARS SYMPTOMS, 2010) Mar 11, 2010Dr. BobHey doc i noticed you tell alot of people there symptoms are not ars. What would a typical ars... Read more »
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