Are Night Sweats An Ars Symptom
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Posted by needsupport2, 1 ReplyI'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.
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Posted by alex39, 3 RepliesHi
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 »
Posted by Freaked_Ben, 1 ReplyAre the sweats limited only to the nighttime? Can they be profuse sweating during the day?
Let me cover everything that is going on.
Had unprotected oral and protected vaginal intercourse on Sunday the 11th. Then on Saturday the 17th, had a sharp... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello. Did anyone experience night sweats after a possible exposure and then tested negative? Were the swetas mild, a little soaky, or drenching?
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineGood question. I would wonder first if you are actually having fever with your sweats(get a thermometer and keep track -- the digital ones are easy to use). The interaction between HIV and your immune system causes the release of lots of powerful... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Tom,Acute Retroviral Syndrome (ARS) symptoms, if they appear, usually are noted 2-4 weeks after transmission. The P24 antigen test has a wide range of sensitivity (30-90 percent) reported in various clinical trials. It is sometimes used as an... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Dan,Most likely your night sweats are related to anxiety rather than to PEP or HIV ARS.Because you mentioned "non-latex condom," I should remind all readers that "natural" or "lambskin" condoms are effective in... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineBy 15 weeks after exposure, > 99% of people infected with HIV will have a positive antibody test. Viral load tests would be positive as well. A negative viral load test now would rule out HIV infection. There is some relationship between high... Read more »
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