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Sore Throat Worried It Could Be Ars

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White Coating+sore throat+cough=ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Its been 2 weeks today since exposure. I've been coughing and had a mild sore throat for the past week (dry cough). This morning woke up with white coating which rubbed off, but came back tonight. ARS? Read more »

sore throat?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Should I be worried if I developed pain with swallowing about 8 weeks after a sexual encounter? (Insertive oral, partner status unknown, but presumed negative...). After a week this turned into a regular common cold, and then I felt fine 3 days... Read more »

sore throat for more than a week?!

Posted by leo1989, 1 Reply
Its been a little over a week that i've had this sore throat, I've developed a sore throat along with a fever 3 days after i had unprotected oral and receptive vaginal sex with an ex boyfriend. He says he's clean but now I'm worried that he's lying!... Read more »

Sore throat for almost 3 weeks!??!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've had a sore throat for almost 3 weeks now. I was given biaxin because they said it was a sinus infection. It did help, but now I've taken all there was of that prescription, and my sore throat is back!!!!!
Is this a bad "sign"?? Or do the ARS... Read more »

SORE THROAT

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
It is 9 weeks that i have had a sore throat.(it started a week after exposure)its kind of unusual i feel a scratchy feeling mostly on the right side of my throat near my tonsils, kind of like something is stuck in there. ( no other symptoms) i have... Read more »
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HELP! 4 months negative but still sore throat?

Hi.I am 4 months negative, but at the 5 month mark I started having a sore throat! I'm really worried and anxious. Please help! Could this be ARS? I'm having a lot of anxiety.THANKS....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 3 months, if both of these tests are negative then so are you. Though some folks may have another test at 6 months. If this test is negative and you continue to... Read more »

I got fever, sore throat 2 weeks after a handjob

Hi, I have been tested negative to all the STDs and HIV on March 1st this year. I've been to a Chinese massage place on March 10th. The masseuse is from China. At the end of the massage, she gave a handjob. While I was climaxing (cumming), she...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYes a handjob is not a risk for HIV transmission.1. No there is not a risk of transmission from her applying pressure.2. Symptoms of HIV vary from person to person and some people yes can start developing symptoms in 2 weeks, but you could also... Read more »

To worry or not to worry concerning ars

So a month or so ago I had sex with a man and tried anal for the first time. He put a latex condom on and some lubricant and then attempted to enter me which hurt and so I stopped it. He attempted to go in and I was sore but it was very quick. I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:It sounds like you effectively protected yourself against HIV. I would not be concerned. If your symptoms continue I would suggest a trip to your doctor to determine other possible causes. In health,Richard... 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 »
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