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Night Sweats In Hiv Positive People

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Night sweats with controlled hiv, necessary to make an appointment to my hiv doctor?

I know they are not related to any medication I'm taking, apart form a vitamin complex that i started taking 3 months ago i'm not doing anything different , and not to my hiv medication because they haven't changed for 5 years. I...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.If you've been having the sweats for so many months, I'd recommend getting in to see your doctor. Not to increase your hypochondriacal traits, but there are health-related issues that can affect people with... Read more »

Night Sweats, and newly HIV Diagnosis

I have recently tested HIVpositive, I was in the servoconversion phase when it was detected. It has... Read more »

Night sweats....

Bob Franscino,Thank-you for the great service you provide for people like myself. I cannot begin to... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: A Night Out With the HIV-Positive

About 30 people gathered one recent Thursday evening at the Vlada gay bar in Hell's Kitchen for POZ, a party for HIV-positive men and their friends. Event producer and promoter Jacob Pring created the free weekly gathering to enhance the men's... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive People in Africa More Likely to Adhere to Antiretroviral Treatment Than HIV-Positive People in North America, Study Finds

HIV-positive people in sub-Saharan Africa are more likely to adhere to their antiretroviral treatment regimens than are HIV-positive people in North America, according to a study published in the Aug. 9 edition of the Journal of the American... Read more »
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night sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had sex with a person of unknown status and a week or two later had bad night sweats for two nights straight, can this be ARS and if so how long after ARS symptoms would it be before a test would show positive? Please help. I getting tested on... Read more »

Night Sweat!!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ok, Now I'm really freaking. Every time I try to relax I feel as if some new sign pops up. I woke up around 5am and had sweat on my neck and chest. I didnt drench the bed but I could definietly notice. It was sweat on my sign. Is it possible to... Read more »

my ex was having night sweats

Posted by justin1, 1 Reply
I'm a bit worried. am bi sexual and had both a girlfreind and boyfriend at the same time. I had unprotected sex with both. I got tested every six months, the last being in Nov 03 and was neg. My ex had not been tested in years but always said he... Read more »

Thrush and night sweats question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does thrush really look like? Is it very thick or just a fine coating on tongue? Is it usually raised. Is it pretty obvious when you have it? Also, would some sweating on back of neck and chest be considered night sweats or do they usually... Read more »