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Offline tino79

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night sweats
« on: December 24, 2013, 09:27:32 AM »
Hello,
at first sorry for my bad english.
I have one question. I had no risk everybody says, but I am a little bit afraid.

After one week I had night sweats for 3 days, but  at this time I started with Mirtazapine (antidepressiva). After 3 days I didn’t take Mirtazapine for one week and the night sweats disappear.
After one week I took Mirtazapine again and I had again night sweats.
I had no other Symptoms, no fever nothing.

Is it possible, that somebody has only night sweats and no other symptoms? The dr. said, HIV night sweats occurs because oft the fever. Is this correct?
And does the night sweat comes and go or are they continuous?

Thank you

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Re: night sweats
« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2013, 09:35:21 AM »
Hello,
at first sorry for my bad english.
I have one question. I had no risk everybody says, but I am a little bit afraid.

After one week I had night sweats for 3 days, but  at this time I started with Mirtazapine (antidepressiva). After 3 days I didn’t take Mirtazapine for one week and the night sweats disappear.
After one week I took Mirtazapine again and I had again night sweats.
I had no other Symptoms, no fever nothing.

Is it possible, that somebody has only night sweats and no other symptoms? The dr. said, HIV night sweats occurs because oft the fever. Is this correct?
And does the night sweat comes and go or are they continuous?

Thank you
What was your possible exposure?

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Re: night sweats
« Reply #2 on: December 24, 2013, 09:36:25 AM »
Tino,

Nightsweats happen for all sorts of reasons.

If you are a sexually active adult, you should be having a complete sexual health check up at least once a year. This should include an hiv test. Neither symptoms nor even the lack of symptoms will ever tell you a single thing about your hiv status. ONLY testing will.

Here's what you need to know in order to avoid hiv infection:

You need to be using condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, every time, no exceptions until such time as you are in a securely monogamous relationship where you have both tested for ALL sexually transmitted infections together.

To agree to have unprotected intercourse is to consent to the possibility of being infected with an STI. Sex without a condom lasts only a matter of minutes, but hiv is forever.

Have a look through the condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use condoms with confidence.

Anyone who is sexually active should be having a full sexual health care check-up, including but not limited to hiv testing, at least once a year and more often if unprotected intercourse occurs.

If you aren't already having regular, routine check-ups, now is the time to start. As long as you make sure condoms are being used for intercourse, you can fully expect your routine hiv tests to return with negative results.

Don't forget to always get checked for all the other sexually transmitted infections as well, because they are MUCH easier to transmit than hiv. Some of the other STIs can be present with no obvious symptoms, so the only way to know for sure is to test.

Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple!

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Re: night sweats
« Reply #3 on: December 24, 2013, 09:52:07 AM »

@RapidRod

Please dont laugh, my exposure was a routine HIV test. But the nurse put the hollow needle on my venous and then touched the hollow needle at the right side.
She had worn gloves. She told me later it was for guiding the needle. The needle was new.

I am a little bit afraid, because the doctor there treats patients with HIV and hepatits.

I had a Duo test 29 Days after and insti rapid Test 32 day later. All negativ.

And no Symptoms beside the night sweats, but I think the night sweats are caused by the medicine.

Is it possible to transmit HIV in that way? I dont see any blood on her gloves.

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Re: night sweats
« Reply #4 on: December 24, 2013, 10:00:51 AM »
@RapidRod

Please dont laugh, my exposure was a routine HIV test. But the nurse put the hollow needle on my venous and then touched the hollow needle at the right side.
She had worn gloves. She told me later it was for guiding the needle. The needle was new.

I am a little bit afraid, because the doctor there treats patients with HIV and hepatits.

I had a Duo test 29 Days after and insti rapid Test 32 day later. All negativ.

And no Symptoms beside the night sweats, but I think the night sweats are caused by the medicine.

Is it possible to transmit HIV in that way? I dont see any blood on her gloves.

It is not possible to transmit HIV by being tested for HIV.  Please re-read Ann's response on how HIV is transmitted.  YOU DID NOT HAVE A RISK.

Joe

Offline tino79

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Re: night sweats
« Reply #5 on: December 24, 2013, 10:21:22 AM »
Thank you!

But what about night sweats in ARS? Does they occure with fever?

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Re: night sweats
« Reply #6 on: December 24, 2013, 10:25:30 AM »
Thank you!

But what about night sweats in ARS? Does they occure with fever?

We do not comment on symptoms as many symptoms can be found in various situations.  If you have questions about your health, please see your doctor.

Joe

 


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