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Sore throat for over 2 months

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I kissed a shady (found out later she was a heavy drug user) girl and touched her genitals. From 2 days after, I kissed her, I have had a sore throat that will not go away and is even getting worse. Have had all tests besides HIV come up negative.... Read more »

How long can symptoms last?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi all,

Well, I have almost made it through week 8.
My question is how long can symptoms last? I have had swollen nodes only under my chin and a mild sore throat for 6 weeks now. Is that too long to be from ARS?

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How long symptoms of primary infection last?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am TERRIFIED that i may have gotten infected and now i feel like everything in my body is acting weird. maybe it is the anxiety or stress. can anybody please tell me what are the symptoms for primary hiv infection and how long they last? are they... Read more »

Sore throat

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
3 weeks to the day after possible exposure developed a sore throat. 2 days later started with a tickle in throat and cough. Later developed post nasal drip. (I think that's what it's called) Sore throat lasted 2 days. I've heard any drainage,... Read more »

How Long Do Acute Symptoms Last?

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
hello, i had unprotected sex with someone i didn't really know six weeks ago. a week later i developed bacterial vaginosis. i was treated with an anitbiotic and then my tongue developed a white fuzzy appearance and was tingling. i thought maybe... Read more »
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How long does ARS symptoms can last?

You said to this girl in the past (that tested negaative after 12 monthes) that ARS can be present six monthes at the most. I am 2.5 monthes with the symptms and I already feel that my hands and legs are falling asleep especially if not active for...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You did not indicate whether you had been tested for HIV or not. Remember, the studies or ARS symtoms are in people who have evidence of HIV infection by antibody testing. Most people have an acute flu like syndrome which lasts for a few days to a... Read more »

Sore throat & coughing - sign of seroconversion?

Hi Rick 5 weeks after a relatively low risk act (receiving oral sex from a prostitute with a condom) I developed a very sore throat and a cough. The cough is not dry, ie there is a far amount of sputum. This has lasted for about a week. I have not...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question and compliments.If you read some of my previous responses to other questions, you will notethat if you were only receiving oral sex while using a condom, your risks ofinfection are extremely low. That would make it... Read more »

2 times unprotected sex, severe sore throat

Hi DoctorYour site is very informative and your humour is absolutely brilliant!I wanted to ask a question that has probably been asked in many variations but I have read some conflicting info on different sites so your opinion would be so welcome.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Once again the information and reassurance you request was already waiting for you in the archives. See below.Dr. BobYou've helped so many..please one more!Apr 17, 2008 I have been on your site for the past 10 weeks reading, learning, and... Read more »

how long can symptoms last?

Hi Bob, I really appreciate all the great work you do for everyone here at the site, especially all of us worried wells,so here goes. I have been experiencing pain in the groin area, from pain in the testicles up into my lower abdomen, and pain...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The condom "covered only 2/3 of penis???" Hmmm . . . if a properly applied condom easily stretches to say 10 or 12 inches and yours only covered two-thirds, that would make your schlong over 15 inches! Wow! As Inga says in... Read more »
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