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Is Excessive Sweating An Hiv Symptom

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Can KS cause excessive sweating?

I have recently been diagnosed with KS and was wondering if excessive sweating was a byproduct of this diagnosis. I sweat profusely from my armpits, behind the knees and around my anus. I was wondering if this was due to the proliferation of newly...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
It would be most unusual for Kaposi's sarcoma to be the cause of excessive sweating. I suppose it's possible if the KS lesions were in a critical location which was close to sweat glands; however, I have never observed this.Perhaps... Read more »

excessive sweating

Dear Dr.I was infected 9 months ago, my cd4 is 780 with a ratio of 1.7. I have never been on any... Read more »

day and night sweating with fever symptom of HIV?

Night sweating is symptom of hiv. But day and night sweating with fever is a symptom of hiv? My... Read more »
Project Inform

Tesamorelin and Excess Deep Belly Fat

Introduction Body Shape Changes Study Volunteers Study Design Side Effects Study Results Project Inform's Perspective Introduction Studied as a way to reduce excess deep belly fat, the synthetic human growth hormone releasing... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Women

Overview Current Research Transmission Signs and Symptoms of HIV Infection Gynecologic Screening Survival Among HIV-Infected Women Early Diagnosis More Information References for Statistics Overview The number of women with HIV (human... 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 »

Excessive Drinking May Be a Problem Among Young, White People With HIV

Excessive alcohol consumption is an ongoing problem with young, Caucasian individuals living with HIV, whose situation may warrant targeted interventions to prevent negative impacts on adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART),... Read more »
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Excessive Night Sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Help. I take effexor XR 100 mg a day. I am having the meds. reduced because the night sweats are to bad. Mr. Doctor says these are not related to the Effexor. He's not sure what it is. The only thing he knows is that its not menopause, i'm 32,... Read more »

Symptoms - Night Sweats

Posted by Freaked_Ben, 1 Reply
Are the sweats limited only to the nighttime? Can they be profuse sweating during the day?

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Had unprotected oral and protected vaginal intercourse on Sunday the 11th. Then on Saturday the 17th, had a sharp... Read more »


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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night sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi can anyone here tell me more about night sweats? are they like sweating in the neck and you start feelking realy hot,and take out all the blankets from you. i had like mild sweating in the neck, are they because of feaver,due feel cold and then... Read more »