... were 3 weeks after exposure. Now, will my 5 week test be positive if those were indeed ars symptoms? ... (11 replies)
... You NEVER had a reason to get tested for HIV in the first place. Oral sex is NOT a risk.
Your symptoms? Who knows what is causing them....but be certain that it is NOT HIV.
Move on from this and stop stressing yourself needlessly. (11 replies)
... If those symptoms are indeed ars would I my tests show positive? ... (11 replies)
... Dear healthboards,
I had a hiv exposure 6 weeks ago. It was insertive oral sex and With brief anus fingering with csw.
Oral sex lasted for about 15-20 min, and it was intensive. Tomorrow I noticed like a 2 little cuts on top of my penis, but those never bleed..
Now to my symptoms, I had every one that is associated with ars, and most worrying I can feel lymph notes on... (11 replies)
... Hi everyone,
I posted on here late last summer while I was panicking about a potential exposure I had. The exposure involved a high risk individual, and what seems to be considered by most a very low risk activity (oral). However, I was really drunk, and to this day, doubts still creep into my mind and I sometimes worry that I may have briefly had sex with her. Anyways,... (5 replies)
... I am no doctor at all, but Dr Handsfield is well known and extremely knowledgeable on HIV....so I of course think he is right. So would any HIV doctor. I have thoroughly read far too many of their answers when I went through my own panic on HIV.
If you had a risk here at all I would say so. It is possible to ask Dr Handsfield or Dr Hook ( he posts in the same forum) a... (8 replies)
... Thank you for the reply, SOTM. So male to female oral is no risk under any situation? I mean my oral health isn't horrendous but my gums do bleed at times. I didn't brush my teeth before the oral though.
I know from what I've read that symptoms mean nothing & Dr Handsfield has previously said that vomiting & diarrhea aren't usually symptoms of ARS - is this something you'd... (8 replies)
... and seem to have ARS symptoms. ... (9 replies)
... My worry is whether these are ars symptoms or a reaction to the azithromicine. ... (5 replies)
... Not an HIV issue. You never had an exposure. HIV is only transmitted INSIDE the body. Furthermore, this forum cannot address your symptoms. See a doctor if they concern you. There is nothing more to discuss. (4 replies)
... especially if she she sat very close on top of me for a while with no air in between whole she was aroused and wet. It's not like I don't believe but these symptoms are just too hard to ignore as they seem to be within ars time window. ... (4 replies)
... Exposure: I am a male and had protected viginal sex for like 5-6 minutes with a female. The issue here is that I had just shaved all of my public and chest hair like couple of hours before. The female also appeared to have been shaved as well. She sat on top of me for a little while naked and then we had sex. Later I got on top. A week or so after had the following symptoms:... (4 replies)
... eated for Chlamydia AND LATER FOUND POSITIVE FOR IT. After a round of antibiotics it was presumably gone. However the Doxycycline caused me to experience all the ARS symptoms. After a week or so of being off they were gone. ... (6 replies)
... eated for Chlamydia AND LATER FOUND POSITIVE FOR IT. After a round of antibiotics it was presumably gone. However the Doxycycline caused me to experience all the ARS symptoms. After a week or so of being off they were gone. ... (2 replies)
... I'm 27 years old and had protected sex with a sex worker around 7 1/2 weeks ago. Initially, I was not worried about contracting any STDs because it was protected and the condom never broke. However, at around 4 weeks, a red pimple showed up in my upper pubic hair region. It has been there ever since. It does not look like the typical chancre (open sore), but also does not itch... (4 replies)
... Hello there... The only way someone can confirm his/her status is by the HIV test. I will advice you do one soon and see a doctor for other health concern. all is well (2 replies)
... when I had an upper respiratory infection it was really the ARS of Hiv. Or maybe the second time I just gave my ex unprotected oral he gave it to me. I'm going crazy. ... (2 replies)
... e roof. I have continued to experience anxiety and depression for the next couple of weeks, i stopped eating and obsessively checked my temperature and looked up ars symptoms online. ... (14 replies)
... ee weeks, I woke up with a severe headache, sore throat, swollen lymph node, muscle pain, nausea and chills. This got me really really scared. I started googling ARS symptoms of HIV. My symptoms sounded like the normal flu you would accompany with early HIV symptoms. ... (0 replies)
... After all these symptoms I decided to go and get the oraquick oral swab test. It came back negative! So this is three months past my experience which was February 16. ... (4 replies)