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When Does Ars Normally Appear

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Can ars appear, leave, and come again?

Hi Mark.Can ars come, go for days (without taking meds, e.g. painkillers, paracetamolium) and then come back?Thanks for an answer.
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
There can be waxing and waning symptoms over the first few weeks of infection. Read more »

how soon can ARS symptoms appear

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ARS symptoms always appear?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If i had a risky exposure on July 5th, would i experience any symptoms by now if i were seroconverting to HIV+. I had an experience with a prostitute (protected) and immediately after i lost my appetite for about a week, i lost about 10lbs. But i... Read more »

dry mouth - ars ??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
would dry mouth, possibly caused by a viral infection, and starting about 6 weeks after exposure, be a potential ars ? Read more »

another ars question

Posted by Anonymous
Does anybody know if all the symptoms related to ars appear at about the same time or if one symptom can appear, then another one a couple of days later, then again another one after?. Also, I have read somewhere else that having a runny nose is... Read more »

HIV-2 question

Posted by Anonymous
Does anybody know if ars shows up the same way with HIV-2 infection ? - I was unable to find information about that subject. My risk was protected sex with a sex worker in Africa and ars seems to have appeared at the end of week 5. Thank you for... Read more »