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Onset of ARS - Symptoms - DNA PCR Test

Hello, Dr. Holodniy.Exactly 10 days ago I had what I thought was a low risk encounter with a prostitute. We did not have oral, anal or vaginal sex. Instead, with some massage oil that she provided, she massaged my back. I then massaged her back...
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
1. That's a little early, but yes.2. Unlikely.3. Your risk is essentially zero. It's your money.MH... Read more »

Severe and presistant onset of symptoms

Severe Nyorprothy,weakness,Insomnia, memory loss,back pain thrush so bad that i lost my... Read more »

timeframe for onset of ARS symptoms?

Dear Doctor,Is it normal to present with ARS symptoms approx 3 months after a possible... Read more »
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connection onset ARS-symptoms and HIV-antibodies

Posted by Dutchman, 2 Replies
Hello all,
I would be very gratefull if someone (who's skilled) can tell if there is indeed a connection between the moment of onset of ARS-symptoms and the moment that HIV antibodies can be detected by a rapid HIV antigen test (Abbott Determine... Read more »

Earliest onset of symptoms?

Posted by GuyInSJ, 2 Replies
Less than 48 hours after performing oral sex (without ejaculation) on an HIV+ guy, I have developed a fever and swollen lymph nodes. I'm still in the 72-hour window for PEP but my understanding is that PEP is generally not recommended in this... Read more »

Onset of ARS symptoms?

Posted by knox1969, 1 Reply
Had a high risk encounter - about five minutes of unprotected receptive anal, no ejaculation (dumb move, I know) - about 48 days ago. A few days ago, about 43 days after the encounter, I noticed swollen glands in my neck. And today noticed them in... Read more »

ARS Onset

Posted by Annon
Like many on this board I'm in the midst of abject panic and need some advice. I had protected vaginal sex with a sex worker in Thailand during which I also fingered her with no protection. I couldn't see any cuts or abrasions on my fingers. 24... Read more »