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Is Ear Infection An Acute Symptom Of AIDS

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Early ARS symptoms?

Dr. Bob:I submitted this question before but thought I'd take a different angle because of recent developments. Went to a massage parlor late last week and got a full body massage, and then at the end she gave me a handjob. The masseuse was clothed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
.... . ." I absolutely agree, except you can leave off the "essentially" part!Your "symptoms" are not at all worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS).To address your specific questions:1. Nonexistent! Period.2. ARS symptoms generally become... Read more »

Ear Ache, (possibly) swollen lymph nodes, and PEP

I was recently exposed to HIV through insertive anal sex (I was the top) without a condom--the exact date was February 22, 2010. My boyfriend had neglected to inform me that he had unprotected receptive anal sex with someone from the internet a few...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...evaluate any intercurrent symptoms and arrange for testing if indicated.The "symptoms" you report are not consistent with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). I would not recommend additional testing at this time.Generally speaking, HIV RNA PCR... Read more »

Early ARS Symptoms - additional follow-up

Dr. Bob:Sorry for this additional email from my post yesterday in response to the original email you answered on the 16th (and wanting to thank you and wish you holiday greetings).I was hoping the last follow-up email would be it, but did want to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sore lymph node in my neck for a few weeks as well, but only on one side, which I've tried to reason has to do with an possible ear infection for me.However, the night before last I had a bout with diahrrea although it seems only to have been a... Read more »

PLease Answer: Unique ARS Question

Hi Doc I have a simple question (I hope). I am clear regarding the stats of contracting HIV for the various types of behavior listed in your forum, but I have a question that is bothering me. My questions is: Are ear infections among the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,No, a two-week ear infection is not worrisome for HIV or suggestive of ARS (acute retroviral syndrome). Please note symptoms, even those that could be suggestive Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...addition, they also have severe forms of the typically common childhood bacterial infections, such as conjunctivitis (pink eye), ear infections, and tonsillitis. People with AIDS are also particularly prone to developing various cancers,... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection - Help!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I got fever 4 weeks after a sex worker gave me unprotected oral sex. The fever was 99F with headache, weakness, night sweats, funny sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This fever has lasted 6 weeks and aint going. In the 2nd and... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Is an ear infection a symptom of hiv? i am not sure but I have read some threads here that say ear pain/infection are not related to hiv. How can Read more »

possible Acute HIV Infection symptoms?

Posted by humblonian, 1 Reply
...had unprotected sex with someone, and a few days later he fell ill with the same symptoms. Does anyone here that has tested HIV+ have a story similar to this? I'm going to get tested soon to find out for sure, but I wanted to come to the... Read more »