Apr 13, 2001
When do you start getting night sweats? And what causes them? I have gotten them yet my tcells are 480 and i am undetectible.
Response from Dr. Feinberg
Night sweats (drenching sweats that make the bedclothes damp/wet) are usually associated with an opportunistic disease in HIV+s, but they can also occur in any chronic infection, including TB and endocarditis, or with various tumors, especially lymphomas. These infections and tumors can occur at any T cell and viral load levels. Sometimes, no specific cause can be found. I suggest you report your symtpoms to your doctor so that whatever additional testing s/he believes is warranted can be done.
persistent vaginal yeast infection
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.