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Are Night Sweats Common In Acute Hiv Infection

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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 »

Night sweats...

Are night sweats mainlt caused by an infection brouth on by HIV on the body (like PCP pneumonia) or are they a manifestion of the HIV virus itself and/or your body fight the virus? How common are the night sweats in the first few years of HIV (say...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Night sweats can be an indication of infection or other condition (e.g., cancer), but can also occur without any clear reason in some HIV-infected patients. Any patient who has night sweats should be evlauated by their doctor, especially if they... 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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Acute HIV Infection Overview

Posted by Anonymous
1. Acute HIV-1 Infection
Marcus Altfeld and Bruce D. Walker


Introduction

Acute HIV-1 infection presents in 40 - 90 % of cases as a transient symptomatic illness, associated with high levels of HIV-1 replication and an expansive virus-specific immune... 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 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 »

night sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
6 months after a possible exposure, I am still having night sweat. Is this common with HIV infection

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