Advertisement

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

Hot Flashes Night Sweats ARS

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Connect With Others

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 »

Night Sweats? Signs of ARS?

Posted by alex39, 3 Replies
Hi
I am a male and I did perform cunnilingus on a woman for few minutes. (No menstrual blood, and I have no sores or lesions in my mouth).
No Vaginal, No Anal.
9 days later I felt a little bit tired during the day and the same evening I got some chills... Read more »

Night Sweats - for Jackie Blue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just saw your response to someone else about night sweats and it got me worried because my boyfriend just had that. It's been about three months since his last sexual encounter but the other day he told me he felt weak and feverish. He took some... Read more »

Thrush and night sweats question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does thrush really look like? Is it very thick or just a fine coating on tongue? Is it usually raised. Is it pretty obvious when you have it? Also, would some sweating on back of neck and chest be considered night sweats or do they usually... Read more »

NIGHT SWEATING - NATURAL TRETAMENT - FREE TRIAL

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 »
Ask the Experts

broken thermostat with night sweats

Dear Dr. Bob.... Seven weeks ago got wamboozled at a bar and received unprotected oral from risky partner...I've racked my brain senseless and pretty sure thats all that happened!!!...She was a biter although no skin was broken... For the sake...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Tom,Acute Retroviral Syndrome (ARS) symptoms, if they appear, usually are noted 2-4 weeks after transmission. The P24 antigen test has a wide range of sensitivity (30-90 percent) reported in various clinical trials. It is sometimes used as an... 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?

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 »

Night Sweat Clarification Pleez

Dear Dr. Young, As you well know, the medical definition of night sweats is profuse and drenching. However mine have never been anything near that. I have them now and then and I'm not sure I'd even soak a paper towel. Sometimes I awake...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,You answered your own question. If your sweats don't "even soak a paper towel", then they're not night sweats.Either way, I'd suggest discussing your symptoms with your care provider.BY... Read more »
Articles
TheBody.com

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 »
TheBodyPRO.com

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 »
TheBody.com

Hot Topics at TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums, June 26, 2012

Hot Topics at TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums, June 26, 2012 June 26, 2012 Visit the Forums "Hot Topics" Library Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV/AIDS Mixed-Status Couples Insurance,... Read more »
TheBody.com

Hot Topics at TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums, May 8, 2012

Hot Topics at TheBody.com's "Ask the Experts" Forums, May 8, 2012 May 8, 2012 Visit the Forums "Hot Topics" Library Change/Update Subscription Living With HIV/AIDS Mixed-Status Couples Insurance,... Read more »