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Can HIV be transmitted through sweat? (SWEAT, 2010)

Hello Dr Robert! I was curious to know if HIV could be transmitted through sweat? I was at club recently having a conversation with a friend who is HIV positive. We speaking very close due to the loud music and during our conversation some of his...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,HIV is not transmitted via sweat (see below), even if you ingest it.Dr. Bobweat (SWEAT) Aug 13, 2008Can you get HIV if a person's sweat got in your eye ?Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Nope! (See below.)Dr. BobSweat and Cuts Apr 5, 2008I am a... Read more »

hiv symptoms worrying

I recently had some sex with some prostitutes but using comdom and from 1st of April onwards i started to have symptoms like headache, tiredness, excess sweating, lymph nodes swelling in the neck,itchy rashes on the hands and legs & diarrhea. on May...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
If you had the HIV antibody test 12 weeks or more after an exposure, then the result should be > 99% accurate. In any case, if you use condoms during sex, you are well protected. You should continue to protect yourself with condoms as you have been... Read more »

Is it Hiv /HCV ^

I was involved in an incident. I was receiving oral sex from in injection user right before she had smoked some crack. It was dark so i didn't see no blood but I have developed chronic Red palms and have had crazy symptoms for the past three...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You can rest with these six month results. Read more »

Absolutely Stupid Father and Husband (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

Dr. Frascino, thank you for all you do. I have a question and I am hoping that you will answer. I had protected oral receptive sex with an HIV+ friend. I am male. To my knowledge the rubber stayed intact but my worry is of the following. I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Scared Man,From your post, I'm assuming you had protected "insertive," not "receptive," oral sex. Assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail, your HIV-acquisition risk would be nonexistent. Saliva does not transmit HIV,... Read more »
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Are these symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, are excessive dandruff, and excessive sweating symptoms of HIV? I have heard several people say they experience these symptoms and they are positive. Does anyone know if these are symptoms? Read more »

10 months symptoms ... but negative

Posted by David75, 4 Replies
...very visible diarrhea ( 10 months non - stop ) stifness of muscles dizzyness extreme dry skin peeling of palms and soles excess sweating white tongue ( first 3 months) Chills Cancer sores Tingling in hand/feet/neck Stomach problems I've... Read more »

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 »

sweating

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...what is kind of sweating are they talking about when they say it is a sympton, are they referring to night sweats or over excessive sweating armpits ? Read more »