... Apollo, I would just like to thank you for your messages, I have had some time to think and I believe you are right, my risk was low/none. I can call the what-if's all I want but as you say that is just in my head, I think (I AM HOPING) that my symptoms are just a horrible coincidence with their timing.
I have read on some Dr, Forums that typically if you do get the ARS... (20 replies)
... You are right, for me it was just the timing more than the symptoms. I do have some comfort that my fever was not 'that' high and only lasted maxium 2 days on an off, and have heard (from dr's on other forums) that usually if one has an ARS rash it will present with a fever and/or bad sore throat. Mine was fever --> rash ---> sore throat (although now I do have rash and sore... (20 replies)
... Yes I do;
But come on, Fever (albeit up and down, I strongly believe the fever could of been masked on the first few days with the painkillers I was taking for the headache, as I only noticed the spiked fever on Sunday when I didn't take meds), followed by a whole torso rash macuolar mostly (flat and mottled) with Maculopapular on my back (all across the mid point) and on my... (20 replies)
... I developed a rash all over my back and sides, not so much on my chest and a day after the rash I got a sore throat. ... (20 replies)
About 2 weeks ago I took a girl home from a bar and she performed unprotected oral sex on me. On asking if she had a condom she said no and we agreed that we would not have unprotected sex. Instead I got myself off by rubbing my penis around her vaginal lips and clitoris and a couple of times she jumped back as I got too close to penetrating her, although I believe I... (20 replies)
... "but what i have learned people here are tend to say yes every time when they have no clue what i'm talking about...
What are you talking about?"
I'm talking about cultural differences. Here in Indonesia when people don't understand you they usually just say yes to your questions. Believed it or not.
"Anyway he said they made following tests:
* Rapid test
* Elfa... (15 replies)
... Now, 4 weeks later. I first had 99.5F fever, next day my lymph nodes got big from left side of my neck and throat got sore. Day after that i noticed i have rash on my neck, chest, stomach and my hands. Now on 4th day fever is gone, throat is not shore but got still rash and swollen lymph nodes. ... (15 replies)
... dom, I believe. 2 weeks after my last encounter I had a swollen lymph node underneath my left ear, which freaked me out because of the coincidence of timing with ARS symptoms. This lasted for about a week and then magically disappeared. ... (2 replies)
... rd day Rash on my trunk which lasted for 2 days and dissappeared,itchiness of palms and soles which ended with peeling of skin of palms which lasted for 3 days. ... (1 replies)
... This forum cannot get involved in symptom speculation but an ARS rash will not come and go. ... (1 replies)
... The first unprotected act with him was a month ago today, 27th July, and through the past week or so I have become ill. Most notably, I have a rash that keeps coming and going. It's very similar to a heat rash, and seems to surface only after showers or if I'm sweating a lot. ... (1 replies)
... if you had ars rash within a couple of days it would be covering
most of your body
is this the case with you?
that doesn't look no whwere near like what i had,
it more looks like a reaction to a detergent or caused by insects to me. (6 replies)
... I was wondering if you guys could inform me on what the hiv ars rash looks like. I'm asking because I have these small red itchy insect like bumps on my right leg. ... (8 replies)
... Thanks for the response smiteler. If you don't mind me asking, what did yours look like? and where did it appear? did it appear as different types of rashes or all the same? Did it last long or come and go?
Thanks (5 replies)
... you don't have ars rash ... ... (5 replies)
... weeks ago i may have been exposed to hiv.At about the 2 week mark i deloped a small rash.i have read in the stickys that the ARS rash is a small cluster of pimples on the trunk of the body.Were is the trunk if u dnt mind me asking? ... (3 replies)
... Developed a rash after a 5 week time span that includes a sore throat mild cough but no fever. ... (5 replies)
... see a doctor as kev advised. I agree that your rash has nothing to do with HIV. ... (2 replies)
... The photograph you have offered up cannot be commented on within this setting as speculative opinions about your rash is of no benefit to you. Please see a doctor if you are concerned, whatever your rash is, it is not related to HIV. ... (2 replies)
... 2 weeks ago I kissed another boy at a club and our tongues touched for a bit. Lasted 8-10 seconds. My concern is I had 2 wisdom teeth extracted at the top 2 weeks prior to the event. I'm worried that IF HE WAS BLEEDING could he infect me?
Would I still be bleeding?
I'm worried because 12 days post exposure my back developed some strange pimple looking bumps on it. Is... (2 replies)