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A 55-year-old male asked:

A blood sample was done for anti-hiv 1+2 ( immunochromatography)/serum that came out nagative. my mild night sweats still exist. what tests should i do in order to find out the reason for night sweats? thank you !

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Many possibilities: One's primary care doctor will evaluate for the cause of the night sweats. There are many possibilities, and it is not done through guesswork. Usually, things the doctor will check for are various infections, some hormonal issues, blood disorders, cancers, psychiatric issues, high room temperature, etc... If the doctor needs specialist help after preliminary evaluation, referrals can be done.

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