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Are Night Sweats An Acute Symptom Of AIDS

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Acute HIV Infection

What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV...
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sweating a lot? (NIGHT SWEATS, 2011)

Hey Doc,i need ua help.i was diagnosd HIV+ in 2008 n i had herpes but dey usually cum n go,but my problem is dat i am sweating alot in an abnormal way especialy when i sleep or doing some activ work,do you think i might b having a serious problem or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unfortunately I cannot evaluate the cause of your night sweats over the Internet. Certainly your increased sweating could be caused by anxiety due to your recent problems with the mother of your child. However, there are many other potential... Read more »

Night Sweats

Hi Dr. Bob, How are you keeping? I am now in week 7 of HAART and also acute HIV infection. I have been doing fine until last night I had a fever of 101 for about 5 hours, terrible nausea and vomiting. I felt like the whole process was starting all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Paddy,Night sweats!!! They are annoying, aren't they??? Sort of gives a whole new meaning to the term "wet dreams!"Regarding your fever, it seems to have been an isolated event, lasting only five hours and associated with terrible... Read more »

Blowjob (NIGHT SWEATS, 2010)

Hi Doc,Thanks for the reply.I was the one who asked questions previously using the same title 'Blowjob' . I am not sure if my concerns are valid or not. But, i am having night sweats everyday since third week after my oral(with condom)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. No. They are most likely related to anxiety.2. Yes.3. See below. Plus, there is much more in the archives. Check it out. And you could always "do a Google!"4. a) No.4. b) Yes.Dr. BobBlowJob Jan 26, 2010One unknown lady (massage... Read more »

Fatigue & night sweats

Dr. Frascino:I was dx w/ HIV Sep'97. Undetectable VR since Nov'97. Have seen MD every 3months w/labs x 13 yrs: t-cells usually btwn 350-450. Generally great health w/lots of energy. Regular at gym. Since Jan'11, have been really tired...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,There are many potential causes of HIV-associated fatigue. You can read about these in detail in the archives of this forum where you'll find an entire chapter devoted to this topic -- Diagnosing Underlying Causes of Fatigue.Night sweats are... Read more »
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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

Posted by Anonymous
Are hiv related night sweats all night long .Every night i go to sleep i wake up about an hour later sweating ,not soaked but my head and upper body is sweaty,then i turn my pillow over and stop sweating after about 30 minutes.Does this sound like... Read more »

Night Sweats Question ARS

Posted by needsupport2, 1 Reply
I'm wondering if anyone with HIV who's been through it can answer this question. I've read that ARS night sweats are almost always accompanied by fever. I've had no fever. What were your experiences? How profuse a sweat, was fever present.

Thank... Read more »

Night Sweats Continue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My night sweats continue-I am 100% convinced I have HIV, the only thing left is to figure out how to live my sorry life. I panicked again last night in a BIG way and went to the ER. They did a chest XRay which was negative. They said this means... Read more »