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HIV and the Mouth

Other Oral Conditions of HIV Disease The two most common conditions that may not be caused by an infection include dry mouth and small round mouth sores, called aphthous ulcers . Dry Mouth Dry mouth, or xerostomia , is a common condition in HIV disease that may have a variety of causes. HIV disease itself may cause dry mouth because HIV-related salivary disease causes swollen salivary glands (glands in the mouth that produce saliva, or...
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Touched a striper's vaginal fluid into my eyes

Hi first of all thanks kindly for taking this email and answering some of my concerns, I am normally not this paranoid after going to a stripe club but this time b/c symptoms occurred immediately after I had contact with a stripper, I can't...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi, there:Your risk was low. In fact, it doesn't sound like you had much risk at all. I would not be concerned about HIV. You mentioned having a wife. Would she be OK with knowing that you were getting a little extra loving from the stripper?... Read more »

Dr. Bob, very worried. Saliva came in touch with open wound,

Dr. Bob, An escort was licking my face, later i realised that i had a cut on my face. She could be HIV positive, if she is HIV positive and since her saliva comes into contact with my blood, am i at risk of getting HIV?Let me know. Thanks. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope. Saliva does not transmit HIV. (See below. I'll reprint some basic information about HIV transmission.)Thanks for your tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Stay well.Dr. BobDr.... Read more »

dry mouth and tongue sores

Dr, i had a in encounter about a year ago now . I've been tested for hiv fives in 10 months time , Allwere negative. But i'd say about 6 months in to the last few tests I've been get tongue sores on the tip of my tonguethere white...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
As you know, it is impossible to offer an accurate diagnosis via this forum, but what you have described sounds very much like recurrent aphthous ulcerations (RAU). One of the factors which has been associated with RAU is stress. Whereas we do see... Read more »

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
Dry eyes and mouth are very non specific 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 »
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dry mouth

Posted by Anonymous
i'm writing this to ask a question about oral manifestations of hiv infection. I have been fairly sexually active this past year, and back in Feb I had a two day bout of chills with fever and woke up the second day having a night sweat -- fever... Read more »

Desperate.dry mouth,dry eyes,peripheral neuropathy

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
have been worried of contracting HIV.
I have had unprotected receptive anal sex last August 12, 2011 and i also had protected anal sex on October 12,2011.
On the last week of October, i started to feel chills everyday at night and i have stuffy nose... 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 resembles cottage cheese on the tongue? Could this have been an oral... Read more »

throat not sure if dry or sore...its feeling VERY strange...

Posted by worrying81, 1 Reply
hi guys i KNOW i was not at risk/or no risk as you all say but I find it REALLY odd that 2 weeks post the time I was with that guy I have developed this on and off dry/sore throat thing. but yet when i eat it feels totally normal or when i have a... Read more »