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Night Sweats After Touching A Bloody Scab Sign Of HIV AIDS

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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 feel. Your mind is a powerful thing. 1.There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. HIV is a virus that attacks...
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FATIGUE, SWEATING AND BLOODY URINE

My mother, who is in her seventies, was diagnosed with AIDS about three years ago. She frequently experiences a bad metallic taste in her mouth, loses her appetite, sweats profusely and feels weak. Recently, she became ill with a fever, was not able...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unfortunately, I cannot explain what's going on based on the limited information provided, but I can advise you what to do. Your mother needs to see her HIV specialist without delay. Fevers, sweating, decreased appetite and bloody urine... Read more »

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... Read more »

Contact with a patient with HIV, fresh blood touched my scab

Hello Erik! Thanks for answering our questions. I work as a technician in surgery and came in contact with a patient who claimed he was HIV+. As per usual, universal precautions called for gloves, however, the pt had a pinprick that leaked onto...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is no risk from what you're talking about. None.You had no significant openings into your body into which a significant amount of blood entered. Nothing like that in fact. You could make <i>some</i>... Read more »

HIV from my own semen touching a scab

Is there a possibility of me getting HIVs or any STI from semen from me, touching my own scab that is pretty much fully healed, and I washed my hands right after. Any possibility?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from yourself. HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs through unprotected... Read more »
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Night Sweats? Signs of ARS?

Posted by alex39, 3 Replies
Hi
I am a male and I did perform cunnilingus on a woman for few minutes. (No menstrual blood, and I have no sores or lesions in my mouth).
No Vaginal, No Anal.
9 days later I felt a little bit tired during the day and the same evening I got some chills... Read more »

Define "night sweats" to me.....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I know an HIV symptom CAN be night sweats. Do these night sweats happen during ARS? After? And if so, how long after? A few months after infection? Years?
I know sweating in itself is common and could be from MANY different things. Just wondering... Read more »

Night Sweats Help Please...(GMan or Switch)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Help...

I have a seriuous question..what do HIV/AIDS related night sweats look like? For about 3 years now I find that I get on occasion light night sweats ( top of my head, neck and maybe upper chest are damp). The sheets are dry and only a few... Read more »

Night Sweats Continue

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My night sweats continue-I am 100% convinced I have HIV, the only thing left is to figure out how to live my sorry life. I panicked again last night in a BIG way and went to the ER. They did a chest XRay which was negative. They said this means... Read more »