Rash Could I Have Acute HIV Infection
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesBefore I say anything about your question, please remember that any symptoms that you experience that cause you concern should be checked out with your doctor. At least 80% of people recently infected with HIV will experience symptoms related to... Read more »
Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThanks for your question,It's going to be important for you to be tested at the 3 months since you did have risk for HIV. Unprotected vaginal/anal sex with a person whose status you don't know is risky.Also, symptoms can't tell us... Read more »
UCLA School of MedicineThe rash associated with the "acute phase" of HIV, or primary HIV infection can last for hours to days. My experience is that it is rarely more than a week. Most people with primary infection have more than a rash but the symptoms during... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Can I please describe "everything (I) know" about the rash caused by ARS? Yes, I can, but no I will not. It would take pages and pages and I do not feel it is a valid use of my time nor would it be particularly fascinating or useful... Read more »
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Posted by mrlife, 3 Replieshi, i had un protected sex with my gf the other week. She claims she is clean. Shortly after 2 weeks, i have muscle and joint pain mainly in my arms is been 2 weeks already, i am still experiencing uncomfotable feeling around my neck and pain in my... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous1. Acute HIV-1 Infection
Marcus Altfeld and Bruce D. Walker
Acute HIV-1 infection presents in 40 - 90 % of cases as a transient symptomatic illness, associated with high levels of HIV-1 replication and an expansive virus-specific immune... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello,
I may have been infected from an incident sometime in early Oct '99.
10 weeks later, on 23 Dec 99, I've developed a low grade fever, runny nose, bad cough, sore throat and a lot of thick yellow phlegm/mucus. After having taken the medicine, I... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesCan somebody please answer the following questions for me?
1. What is the timeframe for someone to experience ARS, IF they were to experience them, after exposure?
2. Where would the rash consistant with ARS occur?
3. What does the rash look like? Is... Read more »
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