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Maculopapular Rash And Hiv

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ARS rash always symmetrical?

Hi Doctor,I'll keep this brief as I know you're busy. I had a very risky episode in Thailand a month or so back (full sex) and a few weeks later came down with what I thought was flu (fever, nightsweats and chills, serious sinus pain), but of course...
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...Hi,The erythematous maculopapular rash on the face and trunk (and sometimes the extremities, including the palms and soles) is often symmetrical but doesn't exclusively Read more »

Did I make the biggest mistake of my life? (SHARING A PIPE)

I shared a marijuana pipe with someone that is HIV+. Is there risk here?What if his lip was bleeding and I didn't notice? My lips were pretty chapped at the time.I will donate my next paycheck!! About $250!Any advice would be amazing!My doctor said...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...significant exposure. In fact, I'd say your risk was negligible at best. Next, the HIV ARS rash is very nonspecific! The "erythematous maculopapular rash on the face and trunk and sometimes on the extremities" associated with HIV primary... Read more »

Doctor Bob I desperatly need your help!

Hey doctor Bob, Let me start off by saying im a HUGE fan of your site. Ive been here for the past 4+ months in agony. Your responses are often hilarious and i think your glorious for what you do for the so called Worry wells :D.But im very concerned...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...significant exposure. In fact, I'd say your risk was negligible at best.Next, the HIV ARS rash is very nonspecific! The "erythematous maculopapular rash on the face and trunk and sometimes on the extremities" associated with HIV primary infection... Read more »

please describe Acute Retrovirus Seroconversion rash that you have seen.

Dr. Bob,Hello good man. Gay male, neg, awaiting hopefully another 45 days for a 90 day woohoo after getting the mild assurance of a 25 day woo hoo after "low risk" one night unproteceted oral and topping non insertive anal frottage with another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for a definitive result, you'll need to retest at the three-month mark. 4. The rash associated with HIV ARS is an erythematous maculopapular rash on the face and trunk. Sometimes it can involve the extremities, including the palms and soles, and... Read more »
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Any reason to test after 13 weeks?

Posted by Franek, 1 Reply
...Chlamydia infection Are there any reeasons to test beyond that? Initial symptoms 3 week post 'exposure' were pharyngitis, maculo-papular rash on torso, myalgias, arthralgias, fever, weight loss, lymph swelling) A few weeks after main symptoms... Read more »

Rash? Please provide your help and experience

Posted by dopey33, 1 Reply
...Well anyways, I have not gotten any other symptom other than anxiety. I have read that ARS rash has bumps as it so called Maculopapular rash. Dont know how true that is. Anyways, your research or knowledge would be greatly appreciated. Oh yeah... Read more »

What does HIV rash look like?

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Ars Rash

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can someone describe what rash looks like and where it will show up. Is it big or small. How long does it last Read more »