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Is Tiredness An Ars Symptom

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Is tiredness a symptom?

Posted by James1941, 5 Replies
Tested HIV+ in Sept 2005, contracted it in March or April 2005 (I think) regular monitoring, still no medication, readings holding steady. What I want to know is whether tiredness is a symptom of HIV. For example, my home is fairly small but more... Read more »

Is tiredness a symptom - thanks

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
Thanks to all who replied - next quarterly visit to the doctor and I will definitely bring it up with him.

I don't think its depression, I believe that there is good news and bad news in most events and I prefer to concentrate on the good news. EG: ... Read more »

ARS Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
After doing some research into ARS symptoms there seems to be some common ground. First of all, temperature and fatigue seem to be universally present. Very specific studies have found that almost 100% of people going through true ARS will have... Read more »

ars symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i am the nine and a half week guy and
i was wondering what anyone thought about experiencing ars sypmtoms at like ten weeks after an exposure because now i am having a bout with fatigue and a constant low fever and some head aches
i had what seemed... Read more »

ars symptom?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I fear that I have HIV. I don't know yet, as I haven't gone for a test. But my greatest fear is that I will unwittingly infect the people around me, those that I live with.
There are so many times in which I may have left blood accidently around the... Read more »
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Low exp. risk vs. ARS symptoms

Dear Doctor Bob, I didn't see this question answered elsewhere, tho I'm sure others have had similar. I'm concerned -- freaking out, to be exact -- over recent signs of ARS/seroconversion. I didn't even know what those things...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Sleepless in 3 Continents,From your description of your foreign affairs (so to speak), I would agree your mattress mambos followed all safer sex guidelines. I agree: you did not venture anywhere near "unsafe!" And since you "had... Read more »

Common ARS Symptoms?

Dear Doc,Is a mild sore throat and fatigue with no other symptoms 11 days after a moderate risk exposure consistent with your experience on primary hiv infection? Thanks,Denny...
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
These are very nonspecific and could be the results of many kinds of infections.... Read more »

could these symptoms be ARS?

Hi,I am freaking out with the possibility of being infected with HIV. This is my case: I had vaginal sex with a prostitute from Subsaharan Africa exactly 4 days ago. We used a condom. However, one hour after having sex (i realized there was some...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:While your symptoms are very similar to ARS, I do not think that is what you are experiencing. You are correct, two to four weeks would be a more typical time-frame for when someone would experience ARS. In addition, it does not sound like... 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 »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Fatigue

Fatigue (tiredness, weakness or a lack of energy) -- crawling out of bed feeling like you've been hit by a truck and going downhill from there -- can be caused by many HAART combinations. Just taking all those drugs seems to wear some people's... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

Early Symptoms Many people will not have any symptoms when they first become infected with HIV. They may, however, have a flu-like illness within a month or two after exposure to the virus. This illness may include Fever Headache Tiredness... 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 »