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Neurological ARS 4 Months Negative

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Neurological symptoms/swollen glands....ARS?

Dr. Bob. How common are Neuro symptoms with ARS? How do they typically manifest? I had an unprotected sexual encounter about 5 months ago. About 7 weeks later I developed Neuro symptoms. I woke up Monday morning with numbness in my left leg only....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Can I offer some words of wisdom? Sure thing. STOP HAVING UNSAFE SEX!Neurological symptoms occur in approximately 12% of acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) cases. These symptoms include aseptic meningitis, meningoencephalitis, peripheral neuropathy,... Read more »

Timing of headaches and other neurological effects

Dr. Holodniy,Thanks for all the great info you provide. In a HIV infected person, apart from... Read more »

ARS Symptoms yes HIV negative

Dr. Bob, Hi. Not to waste your time so here is my question: Unprotected oral sex from a female... Read more »
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Neurological symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hey Guys, I wanted your opinions on something. ALthough i have tested negative at 6 months I am still somewhat worried. Although i know very very unlikely i have HIV, nagging symptoms have me worried. Ive been getting a lot of wierd neurological... Read more »

ARS symptoms and 6 weeks test negative.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Earlier in July I had several events of unprotected intercourse with a female whose sexual history is unknown to me. Later in the month, I had a heavy nasal congestion and then I had a sore throat for about 2-3 days. Everything cleared, but 1 week... Read more »

Neurologic

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Joint and muscle pains seems to be a commen neurologic symptom of ars. I was just wondering, what else besides HIV could cause these symptoms. I had joint and muscle pains but have tested negative for hiv. thanks.

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Six week negative. Girlfriend and I still symptomatic. 'ARS can last for up to ten weeks'(?)

Posted by 908320498, 4 Replies
Hi guys, just a quick update from:

http://www.thebody.com/cgi-bin/bbs/showthreaded.php?Cat=&Board=infected&Number=269032

Six week test results came back:

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'HIV 1/2 Antigen/Antibody: Not Detected (not sure on... Read more »