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Is Psoriasis An Ars Symptom

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Psoriasis as ARS sympton

Hi, I had a broken condom incident with CSW in Yangoon.Following it, have no symptoms but around 6 weeks later developed penile spots -- self diagnosed as psoriasis. Could this be a ARS sympton, please help. Thanks, Tse...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

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HiPsoriasis is not a symptom of HIV. With the unfortunate breaking of the condom this did put you at risk for all of the sexually transmitted infections out there. I would recommend following up with your health care provider for evaluation which... 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... 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... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Can a Drug for Psoriasis and MS Help Protect the Brain From HIV's Toxicity?

Researchers have found that a compound called dimethyl fumarate (DMF) can, in lab experiments with cells and HIV, suppress the production of HIV and cause HIV-infected cells to reduce production of compounds that harm brain cells. Before we detail... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Argentina: Study Finds Most Women Get HIV From Long-Term Partners

Most women -- 73 percent -- diagnosed as HIV-positive in Argentina within the last two years were infected through unprotected sex with a stable partner, according to preliminary results of a new study. The "Study of Recently Diagnosed Women" was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arkansas: Shelter Accused of HIV Eviction

In a complaint presented Friday to the Arkansas Fair Housing Commission, a homeless man says he was evicted from a Little Rock shelter because he has HIV. The complaint says Our House, which receives federal funds and provides long-term housing and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

AIDS Drug Assistance Programs (ADAP) by State

Alabama 800-228-0469 Alaska 907-263-2050 Arizona 602-230-5838 Arkansas 501-661-2466 California 888-311-7632 Colorado 800-858-2437 Connecticut 800-238-2503 Delaware 302-739-3032 Dist. of Columbia 202-727-2500 ext. 9604... Read more »
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If you think you have ARS symptoms...Click Here

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I decided I would post the symptoms of stress instead of just a link.

Physical symptoms of Stress:

* sleep disturbances
* back, shoulder or neck pain
* tension or migraine headaches
* upset or acid stomach, cramps, heartburn, gas,... Read more »

ARS Symptoms 12 months ago HIV + ex GF

Posted by withoutyou, 1 Reply
Regarding my X from the get go I knew she had HIV I always wore condoms for vaginal sex. There were instances when I had a cold sore(very small and not open) and I performed oral sex on her or cuts on my fingers early on, I wasn't overly worried... 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 »

HIV (Not ARS) Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
I was reading on this board about HIV symptoms which differ from ARS. It seems pretty cut and dry - ARS has the flu-like symptoms and seems pretty devastating (seems as though the symtoms - if you have them - are pretty obvious - though admittedly... Read more »