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Night Sweats And Early Hiv Infection

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

HIV Is a Continuum Infection Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Seroconversion The Asymptomatic Stage Early- and Medium-Stage HIV Symptomatic Disease Late-Stage HIV Disease (AIDS) HIV Is a Continuum Most of us are used to thinking of disease in very simple terms: if you feel sick, you are sick; if you feel healthy, you are healthy. However, because HIV may begin causing subtle changes in the immune system long before an infected...
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Weight loss and Night Sweats

Could you please tell me how early in the course of infection weight loss is generally seen?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.Weight loss associated with HIV/AIDS does not usually occur until literally years after infection. When weight loss is associated with HIV/AIDS, we are not talking about just a few pounds. We are talking about a... Read more »

Night sweats...

Are night sweats mainlt caused by an infection brouth on by HIV on the body (like PCP pneumonia) or are they a manifestion of the HIV virus itself and/or your body fight the virus? How common are the night sweats in the first few years of HIV (say...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Night sweats can be an indication of infection or other condition (e.g., cancer), but can also occur without any clear reason in some HIV-infected patients. Any patient who has night sweats should be evlauated by their doctor, especially if they... Read more »

Fatigue And NightSweats

A very close friend of mine has AIDS. HIV positive since 1985 and hes been basically doing great on his current cocktail. Hes been undetectable for 2 years and T4's about 240 I think. His only opportunistic infection has been CMV retinitis...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
Hello JenYour concern for your friend is admirable and it's great that he has you as part of his support system. The onset of night sweats and fatigue is usually indicative of an underlying infection. The most frequent culprit is an infection... Read more »

Night sweats...

Thank-you for the great service you provide for people like myself. I cannot begin to explain how greatful we all are to you and your collegues on this website. The info. you provide to us all help us better understand this killer of a virus. The...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Hi-Night sweats can occur during any stage of HIV infection but their presence, frequency and severity is very variable and differs from individual to individual - so using sweats as an indicator of whether you are infected or not is problematic.You... Read more »
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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 solution for the problem and I DO NOT HAVE THE PROBLEM as long I take my own... Read more »

NATURAL SOLUTION FOR NIGHT SWEATING

Posted by contractor, 7 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 solution for the problem and I DO NOT HAVE THE PROBLEM as long I take my own... 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 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 »