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Touching Sweat Scared I Have HIV

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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 Read more »

SCARED LITTLE KID -- I JUST WOKE UP IN A SWEAT.

Dr. Bob, I hope you look at my last post. It is 3:30 am here. I just woke up in a little sweat... Read more »

Scared Sick because I preformed CPR on a full blown Aids Victim

Hello, I have been scared out of my wits since July. I came upon an accident and preformed cpr on a... Read more »
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The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... 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 the... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Scared Straight: High HIV Rates Among Black NYC Women Frighten a Health Reporter

...youthful faces in lights. But under their pictures was a statistic that sucker-punched me: 93.4 percent. As in, 93.4 of all new HIV cases among women in NYC occur among Black and Latina women. As in a mere six-plus percentage points away from... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

... Table of Contents Myths About HIV and HIV Treatment Myths About HIV Tests Myths About HIV Transmission Myths About Clinical Trials There are many myths Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Heart if You Have HIV/AIDS

...include: Shortness of breath Heart palpitations (irregular beats) Increased heart rate Weakness Dizziness Nausea/vomiting Sweating Pain in the arms, left shoulder, neck, throat, jaw, or back As with men, women's most common heart... Read more »
Connect With Others

I am scared - newly diagnosed

Posted by NiceGuyNYC, 4 Replies
...negative and still do. I am in the seroconversion phase. My positive test result was found through a very specific test called HIV B DNA. This test was suggested when I was experiencing a high fever, headache, and fatigue. The day after I found... Read more »

Please Help, Confused and scared...

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
...friend she was a Sex worker he hooked me up with. This sent me even more over the edge. A few days after I started having night sweats, couldnt sleep at night, felt sick to my stomach, developed a white tounge and spots. Couldnt concentrate on... Read more »

So Scared....

Posted by vern, 2 Replies
...same time, I have been feeling nausea on and off. The final nail was on the 2 week mark when I had one episode of a night sweat and then woke up the next day with a strange sensations/pain/discomfort behind my eyes (guess a headache) which has... Read more »

Worried after multiple encounters

Posted by worriedOZ, 2 Replies
...severe one, then a mild one and then they disappeared. Some loose stool as well. I am just really scared about these night sweats because my acts were certainly very low risk - condom protected oral sex and they touched me. I am just really... Read more »