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Symptoms Of Acute Retroviral Syndrome

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Acute Retroviral Syndrome Symptom?

Hey Dr.My breasts feel kind of engorged. Could this be a symptom of ARS?I'm too embarassed t ask my real doctor!Sadie Sadie Married Lady who cheated on her hubby
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Sadie, Your "real doctor?" Hmmm . . . Sadie dearie, I, too, am a real doctor! So you are concerned that your boobs feel engorged and wonder if that might be a sign of HIV? Hmmm . . . regular readers of this forum know that I frequently remind... Read more »

Acute Retroviral Syndrome Symptoms

...sneezing and coughing usually go along with the other symptoms of acute retroviral syndrome? -... Read more »

What else could it be besides Acute Retroviral Syndrome?

I performed oral sex on a man of unknown serostatus eight days ago. He was well-endowed (10 inches)... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Study May Shed Light on Acute Retroviral Syndrome

...Acute HIV infection, also referred to as Acute Retroviral Syndrome, is often characterized by high fevers, headache, myalgia (muscle pain), cutaneous rash and adenopathy (enlargement of lymph Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

...to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Zidovudine was approved by the FDA on March 19, 1987, with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and in children 3 months of age or older. This medicine... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Retrovir

...primarily used in the fixed dose combinations Combivir or Trizivir. Since the approval of other more convenient and safer antiretrovirals, the use of AZT in HAART therapy has decreased significantly. There is one time when AZT is still considered... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...Effects? How Does Zidovudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Zidovudine? Zidovudine (Retrovir) is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy (ART). It was first manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. The... Read more »
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ARS symptoms don't linger

Posted by Malk, 1 Reply
Izzabella posted thatt we now know that symptoms don't linger. Does that mean that they dont last for longer then a few weeks or that they do not keep coming back? I have stomach/bowel problems for 16 weeks now and what appears to be folliculitis. I... Read more »

Boyfriend just diagnosed

Posted by Tori, 4 Replies
On Halloween, my boyfriend's preliminary HIV test came out positive and it has since been confirmed by some other test. We are a mongamous couple who only used protection when I was fertile to prevent pregnancy. His HIV+ status was due to a... Read more »

INFO about ARS from Dr. Gallant q&a

Posted by Anonymous
...symptoms six months later? Do they subside, stay the same or disappear in the asymptomatic stage of the disease? Thank you. Symptoms of acute retroviral syndrome last an average of 1-2 weeks. They include a wide variety of constitutional... Read more »

NEUROPATHY

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
JUST HAD A QUESTION. IS THIS SOMETHING U GET IN EARLY HIV INFECTION? I'VE FELT THIS PINS AND NEEDLES SENSATION ON BOTH ARMS AND BURNING FEET AND NOW IM SCARED I HAVE HIV. MY EXPOSURE WAS A FEW MONTHS AGO (VAGINAL) IM STRESSING OUT SO MUCH AND I... Read more »