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Muscle Ache Worried It Could Be Ars

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Worried if am having ARS symptons

I am a generally low risk gay male. However, nearly 8 months ago now I was the insertive top with a partner of unknown status. There is guilt associated because this partner was paid for. The condom broke and I was in there briefly during this time....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.The symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) manifest two to three weeks after exposure, not seven months later. A broken condom during insertive anal sex with a rent-a-stud does put you at some degree of risk for STDs,... Read more »

aching muscles in my legs

I am not on any meds a tthis time i was diagones 4 years ago but htere is times when my muscles... Read more »

Hepatitis B & Muscle ache

I have chronic hepatitis B infection. Occasionally I experience muscle ache in by legs. Is muscle... Read more »
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Muscles Aches

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was googling around the internet and found the following info regarding muscles aches:

"The symptoms can include pain and aching in the muscles, usually thighs and shoulders, as well as weakness, with difficulty when rising from a chair or reaching... Read more »

STRANGE MUSCLE ACHES

Posted by michel2222, 2 Replies
Hello!
After having unprotected vaginal sex with a woman of unknown HIV-status (though I doubt she had a history of high risk behaviour), the following happened:
-After 1 month, I had a cold, which included severe sneezing and some coughing. It lasted... Read more »

ARS Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can ARS symptoms last more than a week or two? Could it go on for a few months? I've been having muscle aches, night sweats and swollen glands for the past few months but I haven't gotten to courage to go for a test yet. Unfortunately back in... Read more »

worried : aches, rash, etc.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, about 6 months ago (early January, 2000), I had protected sex with a female in a massage parlor. You can never tell if those women have HIV or not. I don't know of the tip of the condom popped a little when I ejaculated. I hope not. I wish I... Read more »