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Tingling In Fingers Worried It Could Be Ars

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please answer, very very worried about hiv ars symptoms

Hi Dr. Bob, I understand you have many people to respond to but I really need some feedback of my experience because everyone I know thinks I'm just going nuts. A month and a half back I got a haircut. While getting the haircut the barber...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk is essentially nonexistent. Your fears are unwarranted. "Symptoms" are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and who is not HIV infected. There are many potential causes for your symptoms other than the... Read more »

tingling in fingers and toes with red splotches

Hello, I have been HIV+ for ~11-12 years and I have taken everything from AZT to now taking... Read more »

Pain, Tingling, Numbness In Left Hand and Fingers

I am 69 years old and was diagnosed with HIV in 1987. I started HIV meds (AZT and ddC) in July... Read more »
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Worried Well or ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello,

I've spent a good deal of time reading posting here and across the web, and I'm having trouble parsing information that seems ambiguous to me. If this retreads territory that's been covered or makes me sounds like a hypochondriac, i... Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
To Everyone Worried about ARS and Seroconversion
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Technically ARS and seroconversion are not the same thing.

ARS = Acute Retroviral Syndrome, sometimes called Acute Viral Syndrome, or Primary Vital... Read more »

Six week negative. Girlfriend and I still symptomatic. 'ARS can last for up to ten weeks'(?)

Posted by 908320498, 4 Replies
Hi guys, just a quick update from:

http://www.thebody.com/cgi-bin/bbs/showthreaded.php?Cat=&Board=infected&Number=269032

Six week test results came back:

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'HIV 1/2 Antigen/Antibody: Not Detected (not sure on... Read more »

I am not imagining this but tingling hands/feets!!

Posted by ExWorryWart, 5 Replies
http://poz.com/articles/401_2446.shtml

How common is it to get it during 5-6 weeks of exposure? This is the only symptom that is consistent and not going away.. PLZ HELP
I had anxiety disorder earlier but never had tingling (unless during panic... Read more »