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Night Sweats And No Fever

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Night sweats and no fever...

I have recently started having mild night sweats. They usually just result in dampness around my collar and chest. I have taken my temperature during after these and it is normal. I do not have any other problems, such as fatigue, swollen nodes,...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You don't indicate how long you have been taking Atripla, or what your current CD4 count is. Night sweats are nonspecific, particularly if they are not accompanied by fever, which usually indicates more significant issues like infections or... Read more »

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Night sweat and fever

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
2 months after a possible exposure i had a fever, bad cough, lots of phlem and had only one night of really bad night sweat. Could be related to ARS

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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, 1 Reply
Are they always like drenching? How often do they occur after infection? I woke up once and had a fever and was sweating a little bit but not soaked. This is also before I got mono. Read more »

Night Sweats Question ARS

Posted by needsupport2, 1 Reply
I'm wondering if anyone with HIV who's been through it can answer this question. I've read that ARS night sweats are almost always accompanied by fever. I've had no fever. What were your experiences? How profuse a sweat, was fever present.

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