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Most Common Symptom Of Acute Retroviral Syndrome

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What else could it be besides Acute Retroviral Syndrome?

I performed oral sex on a man of unknown serostatus eight days ago. He was well-endowed (10 inches) and the sex was a bit rough as he battered my throat with his thrusts. Ultimately, I was too slow in pulling off his penis when he ejaculated and got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...brief bout of the Hershey squirts -- these are certainly not diagnostic or even all that suggestive of HIV acute retroviral syndrome. There are gazillions of other conditions that can cause these very common symptoms, including anxiety.Oral sex... Read more »

obsession with Acute Retroviral Syndrome

Hi Rick,I dont have a question as such. Though I would like to write a little about my experiences,... Read more »

acute HIV infection, acute retroviral syndrome

Hi there doctor,Just afew questions I'd like to ask,How common does acute HIV infection or acute... Read more »
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AIDS Project Los Angeles

Study May Shed Light on Acute Retroviral Syndrome

...Acute HIV infection, also referred to as Acute Retroviral Syndrome, is often characterized by high fevers, headache, myalgia (muscle pain), cutaneous rash and adenopathy (enlargement of lymph Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...Effects? How Does Zidovudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Zidovudine? Zidovudine (Retrovir) is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy (ART). It was first manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. The... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Retrovir

...primarily used in the fixed dose combinations Combivir or Trizivir. Since the approval of other more convenient and safer antiretrovirals, the use of AZT in HAART therapy has decreased significantly. There is one time when AZT is still considered... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

...to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Zidovudine was approved by the FDA on March 19, 1987, with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and in children 3 months of age or older. This medicine... Read more »
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HIV acute viral syndrome on the 18th week

Posted by marinero, 1 Reply
...may 2009 which is the 18th week since possible exposure, i got 4 day fever, rashes,diarrhea and muscle pain,does acute viral syndrome can occur on the 18th week? could this be hiv symptoms? Read more »

Acute HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...my worries. I started to feel somewhat feverish with swollen gland about 2 weeks after the encounter. My question relates to Acute HIV symptoms though. I got what could be described as flu-like symptoms about 2.5 months after the encounter. What... Read more »

Meaning of Acute

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and not long lasting, as opposed to chronic, which means persisting. I hear a lot of people think they have "acute" retroviral syndrome when their symptoms last for weeks or months. They'll respond that their bodies are slow at producing... Read more »

symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is inflamed tonsils a symptom of ARS? What about increased eye floaters? Read more »