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Night Sweats Worried It Could Be HIV

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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
...You ask an appropriate question in that night sweats 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, Read more »

Fatigue, Night sweats, and worried

I had sex a little over six months ago and ever since then have been worried about contracting HIV.... Read more »

Can mild night sweats be a possible sign of HIV

I was wondering if infected urine that came from a toilet seat and made contact with one's semem,... Read more »
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...flu. Symptom Possible Symptom of Flu? Possible Symptom of Acute HIV? Fever Yes Yes Chills Yes Yes Night sweats Yes Yes Rashes Yes Yes The only time you're likely to develop any symptoms of HIV is during... Read more »
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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. Read more »

can this be possible at all?

Posted by anonymous72, 1 Reply
...can someone have hiv symptoms (like night sweats) but barely be worried about hiv (not too much of paranoid but just question there hiv status) yet be hiv negative? it's just 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 »

Hiv+ for 20yrs/No meds having night sweats/rash

Posted by ajpooboy, 5 Replies
...white male Nordic background and have never been sick.I have never been on Meds ever. Been Poz for 20+ yrs but now am having night sweats/day sweats and have developed a rash all over my body. Mt CD4 has always been around 600 and my VL around... Read more »