Night Sweats Worried It Could Be Ars
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Posted by needsupport2, 1 ReplyI'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.
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Posted by alex39, 3 RepliesHi
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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI 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 »
Posted by moojkabooj, 3 RepliesHi 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesIs 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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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi 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 »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,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 »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,"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 »
Harvard Medical SchoolYou 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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