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Dry Mouth During Window Period

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dry eyes/dry mouth - please comment!

Dr. Feinberg,I have been having problems with dry eyes and dry mouth over the past 6 months. Can I be confident it is not HIV related? It seems like dry eyes and dry mouth are commonly associated with HIV infection.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...with autoimmune diseases. Dry eyes and mouth are not commonly associated with HIV, and a negative HIV test after the window period is sufficient information.If your family doctor isn't familiar with Sjogren's, then ask for a referral to an... Read more »

Dry Mouth

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Depression/stress........Dry mouth?

Hello Dr. Horwath,I am very curious if a person is under extreme stress/depression could a person... Read more »
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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 »
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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 »
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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, 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 »

Raspy lungs a sign of ARS????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm still having ARS Symptoms including raspy lungs, cough and dry mouth. I'm to the point I can't sleep at night!!! Are these associates with ARS??? Read more »

Raspy lungs a sign of ARS????

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm still having ARS Symptoms including raspy lungs, cough and dry mouth. I'm to the point I can't sleep at night!!! Are these associates with ARS??? It will be 2 weeks tomorrow for possible exposure... Read more »

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 »