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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