Oct 25, - If you didn't know you were infected with HIV earlier, you may realize it after you have some of these symptoms: Being tired all of the time. Swollen lymph nodes in your neck or groin. Fever that lasts for more than 10 days. Night sweats. Unexplained weight loss. Purplish spots on your skin that don't go away. Get the facts on the symptoms and signs of HIV and AIDS, find out how the virus that causes HIV infection is transmitted, and read about diagnosis, treatment.