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Can Hepatitis Cause Excessive Saliva At Night

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Excessive Night Sweats

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Help. I take effexor XR 100 mg a day. I am having the meds. reduced because the night sweats are to bad. Mr. Doctor says these are not related to the Effexor. He's not sure what it is. The only thing he knows is that its not menopause, i'm 32,... Read more »

Risk of exposure from open wound and saliva

Posted by mantle198, 2 Replies
Hi I'm posting to get a better understanding of my risk exposure and gain some peace of mind, until I wait the 3 month period before I take the HIV test. Recently I had a one night stand with a sex worker, she gave me unprotected oral sex and... Read more »

Symptoms - Night Sweats

Posted by Freaked_Ben, 1 Reply
Are the sweats limited only to the nighttime? Can they be profuse sweating during the day?

Let me cover everything that is going on.

Had unprotected oral and protected vaginal intercourse on Sunday the 11th. Then on Saturday the 17th, had a sharp... Read more »

How To Avoid Excessive Negative Thinking

Posted by Choosing2Liv, 5 Replies
I really appreciate reading so many of your posts that give hope and receiving encouraging messages from some of you who are going through many of things that I have or will go through.

Recently, I received a message from Mike that reminded me that... Read more »

NIGHT SWEATING - NATURAL TRETAMENT - FREE TRIAL

Posted by contractor, 1 Reply
My name is Marco and I had a lot of night sweating for one year. It is a problem that my family has (dad, nephew and more).
After doing a lot of research I found one simple solution for the problem and I DO NOT HAVE THE PROBLEM as long I take my own... Read more »
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spitting on penis (SALIVA, 2009)

dear doc,i have read your site and you are doing a great job by helping out people in need and i would like to donate to your foundation. but presently i have got sleepless nights. i was having mutual masturbation with a prostitute and she spit on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Saliva that does not contain visible blood is not considered to be a risk for HIV transmission. See below.Dr. BobIs the saliva of person at "window period" riskier than saliva of persons out of that period? (SALIVA)Jun 18, 2008 Dear Dr... Read more »

Absolutely Stupid Father and Husband (SALIVA, SWEAT, URINE) (WATERSPORTS)(HIV BASICS)

Dr. Frascino, thank you for all you do. I have a question and I am hoping that you will answer. I had protected oral receptive sex with an HIV+ friend. I am male. To my knowledge the rubber stayed intact but my worry is of the following. I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Scared Man,From your post, I'm assuming you had protected "insertive," not "receptive," oral sex. Assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail, your HIV-acquisition risk would be nonexistent. Saliva... Read more »

Excessive Salivation on PEP

I started combivir PEP 25 days ago. After about one week, I began to develop excessive salivation and mild submandibular swelling. This has gradually become more frenquent and intense. No other symptoms of salivary gland disease. Do you know...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have had numerous patients who start HIV meds complain of that symptom-it is more likely due to the meds than HIV infection. When the meds are stopped usually the complaints diminish rapidly and you should soon be finished from the details... Read more »

HIV from saliva

HI DR Bob. You have touched on this fairly well but i cant sleep at night and am worried sick. While costructing an exhibition stand i may have got some of a workers saliva into a cut on my hand. In panic he agreed to a test and has tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, I've covered this topic extensively of late. (A quick check of the archives will confirm this!) From an HIV perspective, saliva without the presence of visible blood is not considered to pose an HIV-transmission risk. I have no idea why... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups Protest Ruling in Case Regarding HIV-Positive Man, Saliva

Several HIV/AIDS advocacy groups are saying that a recent ruling in a Dallas County, Texas, case that an HIV-positive man who spit into the mouth and eye of a Dallas police officer was using saliva as a deadly weapon was excessive, the Dallas... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hepatitis Caused by Syphilis

The liver has many enzymes, some of which appear in the blood and can be measured. When the level of these enzymes is high, this suggests that liver inflammation and injury is occurring. Commonly assessed liver enzymes include the following: AST... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

Table of Contents Introduction HIV/HCV Coinfection HIV/HBV Coinfection New Data From the Literature Conclusion References Introduction Chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) constitutes two of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Rate May Be Underestimated in UK

A new model of hepatitis C virus infection proposed by a Southampton University liver disease specialist estimates that Britain may have two to three times the official number of HCV cases. Official HCV prevalence figures do not give enough weight... Read more »