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Do Night Sweats Mean I Have AIDS

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Do night sweats mean Viral Rebound?

I have been on HIV medication for 3 years and fortunately have been undetectable for each follow up but one. I am 100 adherant - never missed a dose. For the most part I feel healthy. However, on occasion, usually when I feel tired or run down, I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Night sweats (not just feeling warm, but the sheet drenching type) are almost always abnormal.The key question is what is causing the night sweats--sometimes they are caused by rebound HIV viremia, other times from infections or even malignancies.... Read more »

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... Read more »

What exactly does "night sweats" mean?

Dr. Dezube. What does the term "night sweats" mean? it means that night sweats are... Read more »
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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 Help Please...(GMan or Switch)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Help...

I have a seriuous question..what do HIV/AIDS related night sweats look like? For about 3 years now I find that I get on occasion light night sweats ( top of my head, neck and maybe upper chest are damp). The sheets are dry and only a few... Read more »

Night Sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Question: At what point in HIV or AIds, does a person exihibit Night Sweats? Is at the beginning or later on? Would other symptoms be evident? Thank you. 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 »