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Megace And Night Sweats

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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 night, not DRENCHED...just kinda sticky sweaty on my shoulders, forehead and neck.

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Night sweats

Posted by Anonymous
Are hiv related night sweats all night long .Every night i go to sleep i wake up about an hour later sweating ,not soaked but my head and upper body is sweaty,then i turn my pillow over and stop sweating after about 30 minutes.Does this sound like... Read more »

Night Sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is a night sweat 2 months after exposure a symptom

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Night sweats and your significant other

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
I am having night sweats again. For the unitiated these are profound perspirations that occur at night that leave your PJs and sheets wringing wet. Not so bad in itself, but what to do if you share your bed with someone?

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Night sweats high TEMP

Posted by Sunshine87, 1 Reply
my brother has a TEMP of 102.5 and its not breaking he also has been having night sweats //// as of now he has a high temp but his hands are cold and he is cold and is under cover is this normal or do i need to get him to Hospital ? Read more »
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sweating a lot? (NIGHT SWEATS, 2011)

Hey Doc,i need ua help.i was diagnosd HIV+ in 2008 n i had herpes but dey usually cum n go,but my problem is dat i am sweating alot in an abnormal way especialy when i sleep or doing some activ work,do you think i might b having a serious problem or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unfortunately I cannot evaluate the cause of your night sweats over the Internet. Certainly your increased sweating could be caused by anxiety due to your recent problems with the mother of your child. However, there are many other potential... Read more »

Night Sweats?

When do you start getting night sweats? And what causes them? I have gotten them yet my tcells are 480 and i am undetectible....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Night sweats (drenching sweats that make the bedclothes damp/wet) are usually associated with an opportunistic disease in HIV+s, but they can also occur in any chronic infection, including TB and endocarditis, or with various tumors, especially... Read more »

another night sweats question

I have been getting night sweats almost everynight for the last few months. I'm not on meds yet - tested + last Oct. and was recently infected. My VL is ~ 20,000 and CD4 is 23% (I think 685) which is better than my last check-up. Is this normal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Night sweats can occur with HIV infection; however, they don't usually become persistent or bothersome until CD4 counts drop to low levels. At 685, your CD4 count is still quite good. In addition to HIV, night sweats can occur with any of... Read more »

What exactly does "night sweats" mean?

Dr. Dezube. What does the term "night sweats" mean? it means that night sweats are present at night ( sleeping or not) or while a person is sleeping (day or night) ....
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
"Night sweats" is often an indication that a patient is systemically ill. I don't know if there is a firm definition for "night sweats". I imagine there is some leeway regarding the exact definition. I typically define... 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 »

An Overview of Megestrol Acetate (Megace)

me-JES-trole Brand Name: Megace ES, Megace Oral Suspension Other Name(s): Acetato de megestrol, Megestrol Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs Megestrol acetate, also known as Megace, is a type of medicine called an... Read more »

News & Views: A Good Night's Sleep; The Risk of Failure; Testing on Grindr; and More

HIV News & Views, November 7, 2013 - November 7, 2013 Top Stories at Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Hello Dearest Readers! I'm very excited to introduce you all... Read more »
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Pickett Fences: Day and Night, Night and Day and Night

It is the day after my 35th birthday. It is five-and-one-half years since I tested positive for HIV. It is nearly one year since I kicked my triple combo to the curb. It is minutes after watching, for the first time, a video journal I collaborated... Read more »