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Does HIV Cause Night Sweats

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Night Sweats causes and concerns

Just wandering at what stage does "Night Sweats" starts to hit an HIV infected person? Is it possible to get them within the first 6 months of possible HIV infection? For a HIV patient what causes night sweats to happen.. Please answer....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Drenching night sweats are a complication of advanced HIV disease and usually indicate an as yet undiagnosed opportunistic infection. Any number of OIs can cause this, including MAC, CMV, PCP, histoplasmosis, and TB. It can also be associated with... Read more »

Wasting & Diet. Does it cause night sweats?

We have noted a drastic reduction in my husbands weight an increase in night sweats and his ability... 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 »
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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Algorithm for Tuberculosis Screening and Diagnosis in People With HIV

Tuberculosis is a leading cause of death among adults with HIV. In some countries, up to 50 percent of these patients die during TB treatment, usually within two months of the TB diagnosis. Delayed diagnosis is probably a significant contributor to... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

"TB" the Number One Killer of People With HIV

TB is an infection caused by a bacterium called Mycobacteria tuberculosis . It usually affects the lungs but can affect other organs also. TB is a very serious disease, it is estimated that one-third of the people in the world are infected with TB.... Read more »
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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 »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
If you have any thoughts please advise. I tested negative on the HIV six months past exposure. I had numerous symptoms that led me to believe I would be + for sure. Now one year later I am having night sweats, 3 weeks now, that are soaking my... Read more »

night sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I havent been able to find too much information on night sweats, other than they generally appear in the "chronic" stage of HIV, or in the presense of other infections or tumors etc.

Well I have been having them for close to 3 months, since a risky... Read more »

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?

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