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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.

Thank... Read more »

Night Sweats? Signs of ARS?

Posted by alex39, 3 Replies
Hi
I am a male and I did perform cunnilingus on a woman for few minutes. (No menstrual blood, and I have no sores or lesions in my mouth).
No Vaginal, No Anal.
9 days later I felt a little bit tired during the day and the same evening I got some chills... 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 other day he told me he felt weak and feverish. He took some... Read more »

Concerned about sweating at night

Posted by moojkabooj, 3 Replies
Hi all-I have a somewhat paranoid question and this may be a long post. I am a 24 year old female, I have anemia and hypoglycemia. I'm also bipolar so I take zoloft and lamictal which are pretty strong meds. Anyway, last october I engaged in sex... Read more »

Night sweats/thrush questions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it true that night sweats are a concern only if they are soaking sweats to the point of needing to change sleepwear or bedding? A little moisture on the back of the neck or on the chest in the middle of the night probably would not qualify if... Read more »
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PEP side-effects night-sweats

Dear Dr. Frascino,I recently discovered the body and am finding it very helpful in dealing with my situation. Last week I had a resk exposure to an HIV positive man. I was the insertive partner with a non-latex condom which broke about three minutes...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Dan,Most likely your night sweats are related to anxiety rather than to PEP or HIV ARS.Because you mentioned "non-latex condom," I should remind all readers that "natural" or "lambskin" condoms are effective in... Read more »

Donation made - pl reply re. body ache and night sweat.

Dear Doctor, I salute your courage to live life so enthusiastically your dedication to humanity is inspiring and brings a new hope and meaning to life to those who read your web page. I am from India and have today made a donation through credit...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thank you for your kind comments and donation.I'll respond to your specific questions first and then make a few general comments.1.No, the chances of this would be so remote as to be essentially nonexistent. It is true breastfeeding can... Read more »

Oral sex and night sweats

On August 24, I had protected sex with a sex worker from a massage parlor. However, I briefly performed unprotected oral sex on her. I only pleasured her clitoris but I believe I still may have swallowed some vaginal fluids. Immediately, that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"Protected" sex would indeed be protected, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail (break). Cunnilingus carries an extremely low risk for HIV acquisition. (See below.)"Symptoms" that begin... 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...
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, HIV infection, or something else). The majority of folks who... Read more »
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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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