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Please help me, none of my doctors can!!
May 10, 2001

About 2 weeks after a highly risky exposure (unprotected sex with prostitute)I began to experience dry mouth, white tongue and inability to stay asleep due to lingering dryness and pain in my mouth and tongue. I suspected HIV infection right away but after 12 weeks I was still tested HIV negative. Now that 13 weeks have passed and my symtoms are still there. In fact they are getting worse, and my sense of taste is also affected. My doctor told me I had swollen salivary gland but he couldn't tell what was causing it. Do you think it is HIV or can you think of any other infectious disease?

Response from Dr. Holodniy

Other diagnoses need to be considered.



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