Apr 11, 2002
Hi, My T cell count is in the 600's and my viral load is non detectable. But here lately I have been having night sweats. I have been on the same meds for about 3 - 5 years. norvir, fortvase, epivir, ziagen , zerit. I do take heart meds. Is it something that I am eating? Drinking? I do not have them all the time. Just every now and then. But this week I had about three nights of getting up having to flip the pillow, it is just from my chest up that I sweat. Thanks
Response from Dr. Boyle
It is tough to say what the cause of those might be, but given your high CD4 count, it is unlikely to be HIV-related. It could be related to something you eat or drink (see if certain things bring it on), or to a low-grade viral/bacterial infection, the ambient room temperature or other facotrs. It is also possible you may have a more serious infection (for example, night sweats are a symptom in some patients with TB) but given the lack of other symptoms this seems unlikely. Still, you should discuss it with your doctor and let him/her make sure it is benign.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Hairy Tongue After Oral Sex Form Sex Worker What Are The Chances Of HIV
- Itchy Skin After Sex With Sex Worker Sign Of HIV AIDS
- Rash After Oral Sex Hooker What Are The Chances Of HIV
- Red Spots After Vaginal Sex Worried I Have HIV
- White Bumps After Touching Vagina Worried I Have HIV
- Can A Sexually Transmitted Disease Cause A Sore On Your Gums?
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.