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ARS or Influenza Symptoms?

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I had vaginal sex with my partner with a condom and it slipped off midway through. (So I guess that means unprotected) He put on another condom when we realized it until he ejaculated. This was January 20th. On Feb 26 (exactly 5 weeks and 1 day after that exposure), what follows were my symptoms: Day 1- a lot of drainage draining in the back of my throat; Day 2- feeling cold, chills, sore throat, minor aches, and mild fever. Day 3- Same symptoms as Day 2 but now with night sweats and cough, occasional sneezing. Day 4- chills and aches went away, no night sweat, no fever, but dry cough, sore throat, sneezing and chest congestion; Day 5- chills came back, had another night sweat (my neck, chest, and upper back were drenched), minor sore throat, dry cough and congestion. Day 6-Day 13- lingering dry cough. On Day 10- I went to the doctor and he prescribed me antibiotics for the cough. It has been a week since Day 13 and all symptoms have subsided with the exception of some congestion in my throat. I took a test for HIV yesterday but the results won't be back until next week. Does this sound like an ARS related episode. I will let you know what my results are when I receive them. Thanks in advance!
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What are you saying Teak? I just wanted to get your thoughts on my symptoms. Do they sound like ARS? I used protection but I understand there's a risk now!
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Teak if I was positive, wouldn't it show up now if it's ARS? That's why I took a test.
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ARS if one has them come on 2-4 weeks post exposure and last 1-2 weeks. Symptoms or lack of will not tell you anything about your status and as you were already advised 3 months post exposure is when you can obtain your conclusive test result.
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Thanks Teak! Is congestion, sneezing and night sweats common during the ARS stage?
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No, not even related.
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