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Night Sweats Sign Of HIV Infection

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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV infection." About half of the people who get infected don't notice anything. Symptoms generally occur within 2 to 4 weeks. The most common symptoms are...
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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- at what point do you worry?

At what point do you think as a doctor that night sweats are a sign of a terrible problem? I have been "under the weather" with fever, cough, hoarseness, congestion, NIGHT SWEATS(usually about my neck, shoulders and head) etc. I am obsessed with...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...can be a sign of transient viral infection (i.e. nothing to worry about) or a sign of a more serious illness (e.g., lymphoma, HIV infection, or something else). The majority of folks who experience night sweats have NOTHING worrisome. In these... 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
...low T cells. Night sweats can occur during the acute retroviral syndrome, but other than that they are uncommon during early HIV infection. Read more »

Night Sweats causes and concerns

Just wandering at what stage does "Night Sweats" starts to hit an HIV infected person? Is it possible to get them within the first 6 months of possible HIV infection? For a HIV patient what causes night sweats to happen.. Please answer.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Drenching night sweats are a complication of advanced HIV disease and usually indicate an as yet undiagnosed opportunistic infection. Any number of OIs can cause this, including MAC, CMV, PCP, Read more »
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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 »
Women Alive

Treating Night Sweats with Herbs

...Chinese medicine, states that if there is a wasting away caused by a consumptive disease, then yin deficiency must be present. HIV disease is therefore often diagnosed as a yin deficiency. Effective Herbs If a person is still fairly healthy,... 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

...Carcelain G, Li TS, et al. Positive effects of combined antiretroviral therapy on CD4+ T cell homeostasis and function in advanced HIV disease. Science 1997;277:112-6. 9. Connick E, Lederman MM, Kotsin BL et al. Immune reconstitution in the first... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...HIV antibodies are called "HIV-Positive." Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Being HIV-positive, or having HIV disease, is not the same as having AIDS. Many people are HIV-positive but don't get sick for many years. As HIV... Read more »
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NATURAL SOLUTION FOR NIGHT SWEATING

Posted by contractor, 6 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 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 »

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

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...if they are attributed to HIV, what is the intensity of them? Like dripping wet sweating? And when do they start (in terms of HIV infection) SIDE NOTE: I've read thru some other threads. And I'll just say it for those certain people...."Symptoms... 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 »