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Are Night Sweats Only At Night

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Clear up the sweating/night sweats issue!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had what I consider "night sweats"....Approximately 10-12 days after "exposure". They lasted may 4 nights or so, haven't had trouble since. Woke up sweating at night, not DRENCHED...just kinda sticky sweaty on my shoulders, forehead and neck.

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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 »

Need advice-Night sweats!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am getting tested in 2 weeks but needed some advice from those that went thru thisnightmare. after 5+ months, I have had night sweats on & off each night for about a few weeks...just around neck & upper body..not drenching. I am scared... Read more »

Night Sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is a night sweat 2 months after exposure a symptom

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply

when i read about night sweats....i seem very worried as i do have this for quite sometime.On and off.can stress coz this?for hiv infection, how is the night sweats. i notice that the night sweats i have always accompany with uncomfortable... Read more »
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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 »

Are there various grades of night sweats?

I am a 34 year old female who has had shotty lymph nodes along the collarbones with a heavier concentration on the right side for a year. CT scans show nodes 1 cm or under, but no cancer. They have not been biopsied.My question concerns night...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Night sweats are usually defined as sweats occuring at night that are severe enough that an individual needs to change his/her nightware. There is a spectrum of sweats. Some nightsweats are worse than others. I would consider most of what you... Read more »

What exactly does "night sweats" mean?

Dr. Dezube. What does the term "night sweats" mean? it means that night sweats are present at night ( sleeping or not) or while a person is sleeping (day or night) ....
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
"Night sweats" is often an indication that a patient is systemically ill. I don't know if there is a firm definition for "night sweats". I imagine there is some leeway regarding the exact definition. I typically define... Read more »

Night Sweats?

When do you start getting night sweats? And what causes them? I have gotten them yet my tcells are 480 and i am undetectible....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Night sweats (drenching sweats that make the bedclothes damp/wet) are usually associated with an opportunistic disease in HIV+s, but they can also occur in any chronic infection, including TB and endocarditis, or with various tumors, especially... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Screening HIV-Positive Patients for TB in Resource-Poor Settings

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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