Does HIV Cause Dry Mouth

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dry eyes/dry mouth = HIV?

Dr. Dieterich,I am at a loss. I have been having problems with dry eyes and dry mouth over the past 6 months. My tear production was measured and is 1/2 of what a normal person should produce. I also have a dry mouth which causes discomfort...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...symptom. If really severe, it can be part of the Sicca syndrome which is an autoimmune illness. If you have any worries about HIV, GET TESTED! DTD Read more »

dry eyes/dry mouth = HIV?

Dr. Pavia,I am at a loss. I have been having problems with dry eyes and dry mouth over the past 6... Read more »

HIV+Dry mouth when I sleep

I been hiv+ for about 8yrs and my T-cell is about 800 T-cell and viral load is UD I take... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

...the Mouth? Several problems with the teeth, mouth and gums can show up in people with HIV. These are discussed below. Dry Mouth and Tooth Decay Candidiasis (thrush) Canker sores (apthous ulcers) Cold sores (herpes simplex)... Read more »
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 »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »