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Night Sweats Worried It Could Be HIV

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Fatigue, Night sweats, and worried

I had sex a little over six months ago and ever since then have been worried about contracting HIV. Mainly because the last 4 months my stool has been soft (I am a big worry wort). I had no other symptoms though it was driving me crazy so I told...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloI agree with your Mom. You might want to visit The Body's Safe Sex and Prevention Forum.There's lots of good information there.... 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... Read more »

Fatigued from worry and night sweats downunder

Dear Dr BobSorry to trouble you with my unwelcome and inappropriate "am I infected... Read more »
Articles
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 »
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News & Views: A Good Night's Sleep; The Risk of Failure; Testing on Grindr; and More

HIV News & Views, November 7, 2013 - TheBody.com November 7, 2013 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Hello Dearest Readers! I'm very excited to introduce you all... 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 »
Housing Works

Blood, Sweat and Tears: An HIV Primer

Should a person who bites a cop and who has AIDS -- or who spits at a cop and who claims to have HIV -- face extra penalties because of his or her status? Two recent court decisions may relate to this issue. On Friday, the New York Court of... Read more »
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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 night, not DRENCHED...just kinda sticky sweaty on my shoulders, forehead and neck.

No... Read more »

NIGHT SWEATS!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
guys,

when i read about night sweats....i seem very worried as i do have this for quite sometime.On and off.can stress coz this?for hiv infection, how is the night sweats. i notice that the night sweats i have always accompany with uncomfortable... 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 »

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.

Thank... Read more »