The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Can Anxiety Cause Night Sweats

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

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 »

Test Negative with night sweat. PLEASE HELP!

Thanks for the questions and answers forum. I tested Elisa negative at 3, 6, 7 and 8 weeks after... Read more »

night sweats

Hello,Can night sweats occur after one year of possible transmission. ... 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 »
U.S. National Institute of Mental Health

Anxiety Disorders

Introduction Panic Disorder Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder) Specific Phobias Generalized Anxiety Disorder Role of Research in Improving the Understanding and Treatment of... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

TB Diagnostics: A Crisis for People Living With HIV/AIDS Worldwide

Globally, TB is the most common infection and a leading cause of death among people living with HIV. Despite being curable, TB accounts for two million deaths each year. Thirteen percent of deaths among HIV-positive people are TB-related, and some... Read more »

News & Views: A Good Night's Sleep; The Risk of Failure; Testing on Grindr; and More

HIV News & Views, November 7, 2013 - November 7, 2013 Top Stories at Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Hello Dearest Readers! I'm very excited to introduce you all... Read more »
Connect With Others

night sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
For anybody out there that has had this symptom. Where did you sweat? I always sweat on my back around the base of my neck. Is this normal?

Read more »

Night Sweats ???

Posted by birdiman, 3 Replies
Hello all,

I am just looking for some opinions of some people that are living through the same thing as I am. I hope a few of you will find time to answer me. Last night I had a case of night sweats. I have been having them on and off for... Read more »

night sweat

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm not quite sure of the term 'night sweat'. Does this mean mild sweating or extreme 'soak the bed' sweating? Does a person sweat throught the whole body or only certain parts? I've been waking up sweating below the waist, although not... 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 »