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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 »

Fatigued from worry and night sweats downunder

Dear Dr BobSorry to trouble you with my unwelcome and inappropriate "am I infected question" but... 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 »

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 »

Need advice-Night sweats!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am getting tested in 2 weeks but needed some advice from those that went thru thisnightmare. after 5+ months, I have had night sweats on & off each night for about a few weeks...just around neck & upper body..not drenching. I am scared this... Read more »

Night Sweats - for Jackie Blue

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I just saw your response to someone else about night sweats and it got me worried because my boyfriend just had that. It's been about three months since his last sexual encounter but the Read more »