re: dry eyes * mouth
Mar 23, 2005
Thanks for your answer. I read the following on the body. Can you elaborate:
Dry eyes are the most common problem with HIV patients. The simple condition is rarely serious and can be treated in most cases with artificial tears.
In some patients, dry eyes may increase the risk of a serious eye infection. Sharp pains, intermittent blurred vision (which usually goes away when you blink), and mild irritation are all signs of dry eye. Dry eye symptoms may become worse while using the computer; blink frequently and use extra tears if your eyes become "tired" or irritated.
Response from Dr. Young
Thanks for your follow up.
I don't think that this post contradicts what I've written, but rather adds to the discussion, insomuch as dry eyes (in isolation from dry mouth). This is a common condition, even among the general population. BY
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