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Dry Mouth Could I Have Acute HIV Infection

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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 »

dryeyes/dry mouth - please comment!

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

trush, dry mouth and throad

Hi Doctor how are you? i hope u doing welli donate last year $ 100 and i;mgoing todonate again next... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...HIV-infected children and childrenwho were HIV-exposed through birth to an HIV-infected mother." Dr. Mofenson said. In recent years, HIV infection has increased among adolescents. "We hope that doctors and clinicians make use of these new... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic

...of 28 co-infected MSM (25 percent). Of the 28 co-infected men, only five reported any history of injection drug use (IDU). HIV infection, IDU, fisting, and use of gamma hydroxyl butyrate (GHB) were found to be significantly associated with HCV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Respondent-Driven Sampling in a Hidden Population at Risk of HIV Infection: Who Do HIV-Positive Recruiters Recruit?

Respondent-driven sampling (RDS), a network-based method used to recruit hidden populations, is prone to bias. "However, these biases could facilitate recruitment of high-risk networks," according to the authors, who examined recruitment patterns... Read more »
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Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...herpetic/aphthous lesion in the mouth Weight loss (34.3%) - over 10 pounds in 1 week Odynophagia (34.3%) - lack of saliva production, dry mouth, speech becomes thick and indistinct Anorexia (27.1%) - lack of appetite Diarrhoea (27.1%) - this... 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 »

Acute HIV Infection - Help!!

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I got fever 4 weeks after a sex worker gave me unprotected oral sex. The fever was 99F with headache, weakness, night sweats, funny sensations in my body, tingling in my hands and feet. This fever has lasted 6 weeks and aint going. In the 2nd and... Read more »

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 Read more »