Rash Worried It Could Be Ars
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Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesI want to tell you my experience and symptoms and see what you guys think. I am SO worried.
About 7 1/2 weeks ago I had a risky encounter, with a male of unknown status. I was the insertive partner of unprotected anal sex; however, I think another... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesHi folks,
Today I got my results back. My 8-week test results came back NEGATIVE!!! God I am SOOOO relieved.
The summary of my exposure was: I was the insertive partner of unprotected anal. While I didn't have any bad flu-like symptoms, I was freaked... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyWhat are the ARS symptoms and what does the rash look like? I had a brief oral encounter (Vaginal to mouth) and have been tested by PCR at 10 & 28 Days, both negative. Also, I've had antibody test done at 2, 4, 7, & 9 weeks and all were... Read more »
Posted by idelindi, 1 ReplyI saw on here that the rash is macular and papular (red & raised)? I had unprotected oral sex and noticed a small abrasion in my mouth afterward. Although I did not swallow any semen, it's possible I did injest presiminal fluid, which has me... Read more »
Posted by sammattdavid, 5 Replies2 weeks ago I kissed another boy and our tongues touched for a bit. Lasted 8-10 seconds. My concern is I had two teeth extracted at the top 2 weeks prior to the event. I'm worried that if he was bleeding, could he infect me?
I got worried cause I... Read more »
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University of Miami School of MedicineYour friend has a severe anxiety disorder. I'm glad to hear that she is seeing a psychiatrist.The HIV test that she had should have settled her concerns if they were going to respond to reality, but her emotions are overpowering the facts.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineFrom what we understand in the limited cases at hand, the rash develops at the time with the other symptoms.... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Petrified Stud.,1. Your rash is not consistent with an HIV ARS rash. 2. You will not "make medical history as the first person to get HIV via hand-job." You'll have to look elsewhere for your 15 minutes of fame!3. Yes, I can be a... Read more »
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