... Since I've suffered from many many HIV ARS like symptoms. My head is spinning from all the stress of it all. I have had general fatigue, sore throat, stifling headaches, random rashes and skin itchiness. ... (1 replies)
... I had all the ARS symptoms so so confused in life now. Curiosity and anxiety made me had some too early tests which I know don't count. ... (5 replies)
... Excuse the long post but I want to be as detailed as possible:
5 weeks ago I had unprotected anal(UAI)/oral intercourse with a transexual sex worker. It has since come to my attention that she rarely if ever uses condoms; only if her partner insists. Due to be transexual, from thailand, and a sex worker who consistently practices unsafe sex I am quite certain she is HIV+. ... (5 replies)
... et infected. I really hope to hear from someone on their point of views. Its just this mind that cannot be put at ease. I have lost all appetite and such. I know symptoms are not related to HIV, but my high fever and tonsilitis with high wbc happen just at the time ARS would occur if i am infected. ... (11 replies)
... Hi Guys,
I have had my colonoscopy done yesterday as I was having loose stool from last 1 and 1/2 month and my stool seems like it was not normal. GI did not notice anything in GI tract. Didn't even took anything for biopsies...
However, The worst part is that I have Grade 3 to 4 internal hemorrhoids that we can see it through even photographs. It makes me much more... (9 replies)
... All the ARS symptoms. Please understand that I'm not writing all but I have experienced all of them sevearly. ... (9 replies)
... All of these symptoms were VERY mild. They only lasted for a couple of days. ... (2 replies)
... Do hiv acute infections cause this symptoms so long. ... (2 replies)
... This forum cannot address your symptoms. See a doctor.
All we can tell you is that they have NOTHING to do with HIV for the reasons you stated. You are wasting time and emotional energy obsessing it.
Also, the fact that your doctor has told you that there is nothing wrong, indicates a mental health issue. Thus, you may want to consider taking up your concerns with a... (2 replies)
... I was ok, but this symptoms since 2 months shaken my confidence and I started to think it could be ars. ... (2 replies)
... TY guys for your quick and comforting answer. Yes. Based on CDC 3 month is conclusive for 97% of the people.
My fear is I have had RISK and SYMPTOMS. I'm more worried about delayed sero conversion even though I possibly don't have any condition except that I don't know if I have any immunodeficiency.
I'm more worried because of following symptoms:
1) Loose stool from... (9 replies)
... My worry is my symptoms I've read that CMV and EBV cause similar symptoms and are more persistent than HIV could this be my problem? ... (3 replies)
... Symptoms mean NOTHING as far as HIV. The only things that can counted are risk and HIV tests. Since oral sex is NOT a risk, you have zero HIV concerns here.
Really buddy, if there were any cause for HIV concern, we would say so. If you want to go for an HIV test at about the 6-8 week mark to ease your worries, go for it. At 6 weeks, tests are over 99% accurate meaning they... (5 replies)
... So even though i experienced all those "ARS" symptoms in a matter of days should I be worried about HIV? ... (5 replies)
... you are not doing a good job of self diagnosing yourself,
stop it and leave it to a professional.
you should not have any HIV concerns. (9 replies)
... Yes. Seek the assistance of a mental health professional. Your issues are beyond the scope of help that an HIV forum can provide. You are wasting time and emotional energy about a virus that you clearly do not HIV. Seek the professional mental help that you clearly need. (9 replies)
... Not an HIV issue. Symptom speculation. See a doctor. There is nothing more to discuss. (9 replies)
... 12 weeks is conclusive. Six Months for people who are on cancer therapy and other conditions. I believe you are fine. Do a full blood test and see your doctor. All the best (9 replies)
... you got negative results
you do not have a HIV issue
stop over testing and go work with a doctor
to figure out what is wrong.
good luck (9 replies)
... 12 weeks is conclusive. 6 months only applys to long term I've drug users, people on aggressive chemo or people on organ transplant medication. (9 replies)