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Hiv And Night Hot Flashes

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Hot Flashes and Healthful Living: Health Concerns for Women Growing Older With HIV/AIDS

L. Jeannine Bookhardt-Murray, M.D. Nowadays, more and more women living with HIV are planning for a life stage they may once have thought they wouldn't live to see: menopause. Menopause is a normal part of a woman's life -- and its effects vary... Read more »

Increased Hot Flash Severity and Burden Among Perimenopausal HIV-Infected Women

Sara Looby, Ph.D., ANP-BC Click image to enlarge. --> At the 20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI 2013), we spoke with Sara Looby, Ph.D., ANP-BC, a research nurse practitioner with the Program in... Read more »

Hot Topics at's "Ask the Experts" Forums, April 10, 2013

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Hot Flashes

HelloI'm experiencing hot flashes (mostly at night which awakens me, along with itching accompanied by welts on arms that resemble bug bites but not hives(I'm male)and other symptoms mostly gastro related, gas flatulance etc.. I've...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Absolutely not.DW... Read more »

hot flashes?

Hello. I am a 19 yr old female, I have been HIV+ since I was 16. I am in good health and take no meds, all I take is a multi-vitamin. Lately I have been getting really hot, I was wondering what a "hot flash" was and if that is all it...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
A "hot flash" is caused by changes in female hormones that usually accompany aging. The woman will feel flushed and sweaty from the neck up. At 19 you are unlikely to be having this level of hormone disruption, and I suspect that the... Read more »

Hot Flashes

I also have hot flashes. I am male 45 years old. Honestly the answers i have read on the forum seem a bit flippant. I take Truvada and Viramune. I sometimes break out in a real sweat and get clammy during the day and night. My thyroid has been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Hot Flash Guy,Flippant??? You find the answers in the forum flippant??? Have you read some of the questions??? They are positively bonkers. Consequently a flippant response would be considered both polite and appropriate for these loopy... Read more »

Hot Flashes

Chatting with two HIV-positive friends recently (both CD4 around 350-500, VL quite low, neither taking ARVs), both mentioned occasionally experiencing 'hot flashes'. These apparently last perhaps a couple of minutes, with sudden sweating,...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
You haven't given me many clues to go on -- if you and your friends are women in their late 30s-40s, these may be early symptoms of menopause. If you and your friends are men, then quite truthfully I have no idea what these "hot... Read more »
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Hot flashes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anybody experienced hot flashes after possible exposer. Is 3 months an accurate testing time.

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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 »

Erg, freakin' over syptoms = is this AVS?

Posted by SoStupid, 5 Replies
Alright, I know I'm freakin' out, but here goes:

Last 2-3 nights, have had hot flashes at night that last about 1/2 hour tops, along with pain in my ears. I went to see a Nurse RN the other day, and they said I have fluid behind my ears (from virus... Read more »


Posted by contractor, 1 Reply
My name is Marco and I had a lot of night sweating for one year. It is a problem that my family has (dad, nephew and more).
After doing a lot of research I found one simple solution for the problem and I DO NOT HAVE THE PROBLEM as long I take my own... Read more »