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Touching Sweat And Possible HIV Exposure

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Can HIV be transmitted through sweat? (SWEAT, 2010)

Hello Dr Robert! I was curious to know if HIV could be transmitted through sweat? I was at club recently having a conversation with a friend who is HIV positive. We speaking very close due to the loud music and during our conversation some of his...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV is not transmitted via sweat (see below), even if you ingest it.Dr. Bobweat (SWEAT) Aug 13, 2008Can you get HIV if a person's sweat got in your eye ?Response Read more »

PEP side-effects night-sweats

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Treatment After Exposure to HIV

...2005, the Centers for Disease Control reviewed information on PEP. They concluded that it should also be available for use after HIV exposures that are not work-related. People can be exposed to HIV during unsafe sexual activity, when a condom... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

How HIV Is Spread

...than 3 days) after the exposure has occurred. PEP should NOT be seen as a substitute for practices that can help avoid HIV exposure in the first place, such as consistent and correct use of condoms, abstinence from sex or mutual monogamy... Read more »
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...100 degrees Fahrenheit (37.8 degrees Celsius). Signs of a fever include chills, a flushed appearance, feeling very warm, or sweating. Fever-reducing medicines typically contain acetaminophen (such as Tylenol) or ibuprofen (such as Motrin). These... Read more »
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Triathlon Is Primal. Night Sweats Are Modern.

...our naked ape selves, having lost much of our body hair to promote sweating and internal heat regulation, hairy animals cannot perspire through their skin and unless they stop running and pant, they eventually overheat. Our lack of body hair is... Read more »
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Umm worried over last night

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...touched my shoulder. I had a shirt on so blood didn't get on my body. Throughout the night I was using my shirt sleeve to wipe off sweat. Is there a chance that his blood could have gotten in my eyes and infected me if he was HIV positive? Read more »

NIGHT SWEATING - NATURAL TRETAMENT - FREE TRIAL

Posted by contractor, 1 Reply
...occur at night and cause sweating. This is a very common cause of night sweats in perimenopausal women. 2. Idiopathic hyperhidrosis - Idiopathic hyperhidrosis is a condition in which the body chronically produces too much sweat without any... 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 »

Night sweats and your significant other

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
...I am having night sweats again. For the unitiated these are profound perspirations that occur at night that leave your PJs and sheets wringing wet. Not so bad in itself, but what to do if you share your Read more »