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Is Sweaty Palms A Symptom Of Hiv

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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 -- not how you
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$100 donation please help! is a 6 month hiv 100% conclusive?

hello doc! I had an exposure on january 18th this year while overseas in Vietnam i had one time unprotected sex with a csw who was later confirmed positive since my arrival back to the us i had what i have no doubt in my mind to be ars i had a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your seven negative HIV tests out to 26 weeks are conclusive and definitive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional specialized testing is warranted. The "symptoms" you describe could have been caused by a wide variety of... Read more »

high risk high donation

dear doc i want to first tell you that the advice and info you provide on here is priceless you are the man!! i had a very very very high risk encounter i got drunk blacked out and i had sex with a csw who injected drugs in vietnam 3 weeks after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Late seroconversion is an extremely rare phenomenon and there is generally an underlying cause for it occurring. I see no reason why you should doubt the validity of your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 15 weeks. None of the medical... Read more »

Sweaty palms

Thank you for all the valuable info that you offer on this site. When I start getting discouraged, I often read this info for reassurance.Sweaty palms. I know that this sounds like a minor thing, but it is rather unsettling. It started about 6...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Wet Man,Sweaty palms? I really don't think that's linked to HIV-related fatigue or anemia. Anemia can be associated with a wide variety of symptoms Read more »

Sweaty plams/feet

Dear Dr. Young,Recently poz. Can you explain what causes sweaty palms/feet in HIV? Mine seem to be constantly so that even when i take a shower my palms become clamy. Not on any meds so it cant be that.Thanks
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.I'm not entirely sure what might be causing your symptoms, though clearly they are disturbing to you. The fact that you're not taking HIV medications reminds all of us that not all symptoms that persons with HIV experience are... Read more »
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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...Difficulty breathing Rapid heart rate Pale skin Decreased pinkness of the lips, gums, lining of the eyelids, nail beds, and palms Feeling cold Confusion or loss of concentration Dizziness or fainting Sadness or depression Anemia and... Read more »
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Hair growing from the Palm!

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...has been rough for quite sometime. I took off the hair, and now that part is in pain. Do you guys read anywhere that this is a symptom of HIV??thank. Read more »

Symptoms of Stress

Posted by gregg629, 1 Reply
...of Minnesota - http://www.d.umn.edu/hlthserv/counseling/stress_symptoms.html) Physical: heart pounding headaches sweaty palms indigestion skin breaks out shortness of breath holding breath cold hands sleeplessness sleep too much ... Read more »

Stress

Posted by gregg629, 1 Reply
...Minnesota - http://www.d.umn.edu/hlthserv/counseling/stress_symptoms.html) Physical: heart pounding headaches sweaty palms indigestion skin breaks out shortness of breath holding breath cold hands sleeplessness sleep too much... Read more »

Note to all about symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...depressed immune systems, resulting in more frequent illness. Think about some of these symptoms when running through all the HIV symptoms you think you have. Read more »