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Hiv Through Sweat

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Can my sexually active friend give me HIV from his sweat?

can you get hiv/aids from sweat. i was wrestling for fun with my best friend whos sexually active but uses condom for sex but not for oral. though the girls he has sex with arent like sluts their average teenage girls some are virgins. the two...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
You can not get HIV from sweat. Period.It sounds like you have a lot to learn about how HIV is transmitted <i>and</i> what puts someone at risk for HIV.It sounds like you're worried about HIV because your friend has sex and some of... Read more »

HIV and sweat

hi doctorI am a volunteer at local PWA as a treatment information counselor, I met a person... Read more »

HIV FROM DANCING (SWEAT) (HIV BASICS)

while dancing at a local club here in south beach i was walking the dancefloor and was hit in the... Read more »
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Housing Works

Blood, Sweat and Tears: An HIV Primer

Should a person who bites a cop and who has AIDS -- or who spits at a cop and who claims to have HIV -- face extra penalties because of his or her status? Two recent court decisions may relate to this issue. On Friday, the New York Court of... 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. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction Constitutional symptoms, reported by more than 50% of people with advanced HIV disease, often significantly compromise both physical functioning and quality of life. 1-3 The most common constitutional symptoms include weight loss,... Read more »
TheBody.com

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV... Read more »
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Hiv+ for 20yrs/No meds having night sweats/rash

Posted by ajpooboy, 5 Replies
I am a white male Nordic background and have never been sick.I have never been on Meds ever. Been Poz for 20+ yrs but now am having night sweats/day sweats and have developed a rash all over my body. Mt CD4 has always been around 600 and my VL... Read more »

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.

No... Read more »

Define "night sweats" to me.....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I know an HIV symptom CAN be night sweats. Do these night sweats happen during ARS? After? And if so, how long after? A few months after infection? Years?
I know sweating in itself is common and could be from MANY different things. Just wondering... Read more »

sweating?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
does anyone know if consistent sweating is a symptom of hiv? i know that is a vague question but if anyone else has experinced this and is in the same boat, please respond.

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