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Is Night Sweats A Sign Of Acute HIV Infection

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...notice anything. Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, feeling achy, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and night sweats. It is easy to overlook the signs of acute HIV infection. They can be caused by several different illnesses. If you have any of these symptoms and if there is any chance that you were recently exposed to...
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Blowjob (NIGHT SWEATS, 2010)

Hi Doc,Thanks for the reply.I was the one who asked questions previously using the same title 'Blowjob' . I am not sure if my concerns are valid or not. But, i am having night sweats everyday since third week after my oral(with condom) and this is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...warmly appreciated.Dr. BobNight Sweats Jul 12, 2005Hi Dr. Bob, How are you keeping? I am now in week 7 of HAART and also acute HIV infection. I have been doing fine until last night I had a fever of 101 for about 5 hours, terrible nausea and... Read more »

Oral sex and night sweats

On August 24, I had protected sex with a sex worker from a massage parlor. However, I briefly performed unprotected oral sex on her. I only pleasured her clitoris but I believe I still may have swallowed some vaginal fluids. Immediately, that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hurt. My head itches a a lot at night, and I am using a medicated shampoo to relieve this but still iches. I have had no fever, night sweats, or other problem and it has been two months since my exposure. Here are my questions: 1. Does someone... Read more »

Night Sweats

Hi Dr. Bob, How are you keeping? I am now in week 7 of HAART and also acute HIV infection. I have been doing fine until last night I had a fever of 101 for about 5 hours, terrible nausea and vomiting. I felt like the whole process was starting all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mother-in-law's famous tuna casserole (food poisoning) or a brief intercurrent infection (a 24 hour bug). Could it be your primary HIV infection? Yes, that's possible, but may not be the most likely cause. If the fever returns, I would suggest... Read more »

Night sweat no fever

Dear Doc,I've done the worst I can do, read the net up and down for HIV. Please ease my situation and help me by saying 'It aint so' (donation is coming up).I've had protected vaginal/unprotected oral sex with a female sex worker 8 weeks ago. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-acquisition risk is very low, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break.Your "symptoms" are not worrisome for HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS). Could they be related to anxiety? Absolutely.Your negative HIV-antibody... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...The only way to find out if you are infected is by taking an HIV test. Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Primary HIV infection is the first stage of HIV disease, typically lasting only a week or two, when the virus first establishes... Read more »
The Body

Triathlon Is Primal. Night Sweats Are Modern.

...fittest thing, and how the HIV/AIDS pandemic is part of that struggle in our world. And in me. As evidenced by another bout of night sweats like you wouldn't believe. Last night, for the third night in a row, I awoke drenched in sweat. Literally... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health and HIV Medicine Association/Infectious Diseases Society of America

Treating Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...contribution of non-adherence and drug failure. AIDS 2000;14:2559-66. 51. Wolff AJ, O'Donnell AE. Pulmonary manifestations of HIV infection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. Chest 2001;120:1888-93. 52. Kovacs JA, Hiemenz JW,... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...flu. Symptom Possible Symptom of Flu? Possible Symptom of Acute HIV? Fever Yes Yes Chills Yes Yes Night sweats Yes Yes Rashes Yes Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV is during... Read more »
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NATURAL SOLUTION FOR NIGHT SWEATING

Posted by contractor, 6 Replies
...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 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 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 Read more »

Sign of infection? please anyone

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...however, I haven't had any other symptoms (no fever, no swollen lymph node, no soar throat, etc.), could this be a sign of acute hiv infection? I'm waiting a couple more weeks to get tested. Read more »