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Night Sweats Could I Have Acute HIV Infection

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...notice anything. Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are fever, fatigue, and rash. Others include headache, swollen lymph glands, sore throat, feeling achy, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and night sweats. It is easy to overlook the signs of acute HIV infection. They can be caused by several different illnesses. If you have any of these symptoms and if there is any chance that you were recently exposed to...
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Blowjob (NIGHT SWEATS, 2010)

Hi Doc,Thanks for the reply.I was the one who asked questions previously using the same title 'Blowjob' . I am not sure if my concerns are valid or not. But, i am having night sweats everyday since third week after my oral(with condom) and this is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...warmly appreciated.Dr. BobNight Sweats Jul 12, 2005Hi Dr. Bob, How are you keeping? I am now in week 7 of HAART and also acute HIV infection. I have been doing fine until last night I had a fever of 101 for about 5 hours, terrible nausea and... Read more »

Oral sex and night sweats

On August 24, I had protected sex with a sex worker from a massage parlor. However, I briefly performed unprotected oral sex on her. I only pleasured her clitoris but I believe I still may have swallowed some vaginal fluids. Immediately, that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hurt. My head itches a a lot at night, and I am using a medicated shampoo to relieve this but still iches. I have had no fever, night sweats, or other problem and it has been two months since my exposure. Here are my questions: 1. Does someone... Read more »

Night Sweats

Hi Dr. Bob, How are you keeping? I am now in week 7 of HAART and also acute HIV infection. I have been doing fine until last night I had a fever of 101 for about 5 hours, terrible nausea and vomiting. I felt like the whole process was starting all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mother-in-law's famous tuna casserole (food poisoning) or a brief intercurrent infection (a 24 hour bug). Could it be your primary HIV infection? Yes, that's possible, but may not be the most likely cause. If the fever returns, I would suggest... 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 Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...The only way to find out if you are infected is by taking an HIV test. Primary Infection (or Acute Infection) Primary HIV infection is the first stage of HIV disease, typically lasting only a week or two, when the virus first establishes... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Acute HIV Infection -- New York City, 2008

...patients recalled one or more symptoms during the 4 weeks preceding receipt of their AHI diagnosis: fever (seven), malaise (six), night sweats (six), sore throat (five), joint pain (four), swollen glands (four), and headache (four). Patients... Read more »
The Body

Triathlon Is Primal. Night Sweats Are Modern.

...fittest thing, and how the HIV/AIDS pandemic is part of that struggle in our world. And in me. As evidenced by another bout of night sweats like you wouldn't believe. Last night, for the third night in a row, I awoke drenched in sweat. Literally... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institutes of Health and HIV Medicine Association/Infectious Diseases Society of America

Treating Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...be minimal and might precede detectable intermittent or continuous mycobacteremia by several weeks. Symptoms include fever, night sweats, weight loss, fatigue, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome,... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection - Help!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...I got fever 4 weeks after a sex worker gave me unprotected oral sex. The fever was 99F with headache, weakness, night sweats, funny sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This fever has lasted 6 weeks and aint going. In the 2nd and... Read more »

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 Read more »

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 Read more »

Percent of HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
...predictive value for diagnosis of acute HIV-1 infection. In another study (Daar 2001), fever, rash, myalgia, arthralgia and night sweats were the best predictors for acute HIV-1 infection. Table 1: Main symptoms of acute HIV-1 infection Symptom... Read more »