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Could Dry Mouth Be A Sign Of Ars

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Dry Mouth

Can dry mouth occur 5 weeks after infection or is that unlikely?
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...There are many reasons why someone may experience dry mouth, but a manifestation of acute HIV infection is not likely to be one of them. Read more »

Dry mouth

Are chronical and persistent dry mouth and lips normal for the recently infected(7 months)? Read more »

Dry Mouth

I have had dry mouth after a possible exposure. At six months I had my last Elisa test and it was... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Nutrition

...liquids is very important when you have HIV. Extra water can reduce the side effects of medications. It can help you avoid a dry mouth and constipation. Remember that drinking tea, coffee, colas, chocolate, or alcohol can actually make you lose... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Kaletra (Lopinavir/Ritonavir)

...appetite; pains in stomach, side, or back; yellow eyes or skin), diabetes, high blood sugar (symptoms include blurred vision, dry mouth, fruity mouth odor, increased hunger or thirst, increased urination, fainting, nausea, stomachache, sweating,... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Crixivan

...malaise (general ill feeling), nausea, diarrhea, stomach pains, loss of appetite, yellowing of skin/eyes, changed skin color, dry mouth/sore throat, taste changes, painful urination, indigestion, joint pain, hives, and liver toxicity. Itchy/dry... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Aptivus

...blisters, or peeling of the skin, and call your health care provider right away. Other side effects may include headache, fever, dry mouth, and dizziness. Caution should be used in people with mild liver impairment, since Aptivus concentrations... Read more »
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dry mouth

Posted by Anonymous
...or four of those i was giving head to precame -- what is the risk of infection this way.... Over the past month I have had dry mouth and coated tounge and am wondering if I could possilby be infected... I worry about it every day non stop -- i... Read more »

dry mouth - ars ??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...would dry mouth, possibly caused by a viral infection, and starting about 6 weeks after exposure, be a potential ars ? Read more »

Dry Mouth, Thrush?

Posted by TheTyger, 3 Replies
...One of the symptoms I experienced was a dry mouth lacking in saliva. My mouth felt kind of sticky and burning. Was this thrush? Or is thrush mainly a bunch of white stuff that Read more »

Dry Mouth

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone have a treatment/advice when the combination of ddI and hydroxyurea makes my mouth bone dry and has dropped my blood platelets? Am beginning to find this worrying and uncomfortable. And am a little scared. Please help if you have an idea... Read more »