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Are Night Sweats A Sign Of HIV

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Can mild night sweats be a possible sign of HIV

I was wondering if infected urine that came from a toilet seat and made contact with one's semem, is a possible risk of trasmission of HIV. The bathroom I was in was in a KOA Campground that wasn't very populated. Since then I have...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
This mode of contact would be extremely unlikely for acquiring HIF infection. Sweats alone are not enough as symptoms. If you are still concerned, I would get testing.MH... Read more »

Night sweats with controlled hiv, necessary to make an appointment to my hiv doctor?

I know they are not related to any medication I'm taking, apart form a vitamin complex that i... Read more »

night sweat

Hi,I have been experiencing night sweat lately and have been living with HIV for 1 year now.can... Read more »
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The "[a]bsence of all of current cough, fever, night sweats, and weight loss can identify a subset of people living with HIV who have a very low probability of having TB disease," write the authors of a PLoS Medicine study that used individual... Read more »
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Night Sweats? Signs of ARS?

Posted by alex39, 3 Replies
Hi
I am a male and I did perform cunnilingus on a woman for few minutes. (No menstrual blood, and I have no sores or lesions in my mouth).
No Vaginal, No Anal.
9 days later I felt a little bit tired during the day and the same evening I got some chills... Read more »

Define "night sweats" to me.....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I know an HIV symptom CAN be night sweats. Do these night sweats happen during ARS? After? And if so, how long after? A few months after infection? Years?
I know sweating in itself is common and could be from MANY different things. Just wondering... Read more »

Night Sweats Help Please...(GMan or Switch)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Help...

I have a seriuous question..what do HIV/AIDS related night sweats look like? For about 3 years now I find that I get on occasion light night sweats ( top of my head, neck and maybe upper chest are damp). The sheets are dry and only a few... Read more »

Night Sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Just what is the the significance of light night sweats as it relates to HIV? Is this a sign of AIDS advancing, AIDS is here or what? I am a 42 y/o who has only ever has ever protected vaginal intercourse in the last 15 years. I have been with... Read more »