Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Dry Mouth Sign Of Seroconversion

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Connect With Others

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 »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
To Everyone Worried about ARS and Seroconversion
------------------------------------------------

Technically ARS and seroconversion are not the same thing.

ARS = Acute Retroviral Syndrome, sometimes called Acute Viral Syndrome, or Primary Vital... Read more »

sign of seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Except the CBC blood work which could show the seroconversion pattern, what other sign of seroconversion indicates that this process is finished ?
would that be ...body irratation (very slightly needle pain feeling) + very slightly painful swollen... 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 »

Does anyone has dry mouth and neuropathy early HIV

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
Does anyone here experience persistent dry mouth and throat and white coated tongue and peripheral neuropathy (Burning, stinging, tingling feet and hands which is persistent?

This has occur after 3 months of lowgrade fever and 2 episodes of hives... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Sore throat & coughing - sign of seroconversion?

Hi Rick 5 weeks after a relatively low risk act (receiving oral sex from a prostitute with a condom) I developed a very sore throat and a cough. The cough is not dry, ie there is a far amount of sputum. This has lasted for about a week. I have not...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question and compliments.If you read some of my previous responses to other questions, you will notethat if you were only receiving oral sex while using a condom, your risks ofinfection are extremely low. That would make it... Read more »

Guy with dry mouth tested

Dr. McGowan,Thanks for responding to my question about dry mouth recently (link: http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Meds/Q217494.html). I couldn't deal with the stress and anxiety any longer, so took your advice and tested before 3 months. I...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thanks for the follow-up and I am glad that the results were good.Seroconversion usually occurs dueing the time of the symptoms...that is why many of the symptoms occur, it is the body reacting to the spread of the virus. So, if a person was having... Read more »

Oral Sex and Dry mouth

I would like to know if there is any link to oral sex and dry mouth i gave a man oral sex for just a few minutes he did not cum in my mouth. That same day and for the following week i had terrible dry mouth and a white tongue i have never...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Performing oral sex on a man is considered a low-risk activity. The fact that he did not cum in your mouth greatly reduces your risk for infection. I am not aware of any information that suggests a dry mouth would increase the risk of transmission... Read more »

Dry Mouth

I am suffering from a dry mouth for the past 2 weeks. I seroconverted mid July and have been on HAART since 8/30 consisting of Truvada and Reyataz with a Norvir bump.Since starting on HAART I was also on predinsone at 40 mg/day for HIV ITP. That...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Xerostomia (dry mouth) can be caused by a wide variety of drugs (especially water pills and drugs with anticholinergic effects) and medical conditions such as Sjogrens syndrome or parotid gland disorders. When a patients has several active medical... Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

How Does HIV Affect the Mouth? Don't Ignore Mouth Problems! What Are the Signs of HIV in the Mouth? The Bottom Line How Does HIV Affect the Mouth? In the early years of the HIV epidemic, dentists were often the first health... Read more »
Project Inform

HIV and the Mouth

Starting and Keeping Good Oral Health Disclosing Your HIV Status Oral Conditions of HIV Disease Abnormal Cell Growth Bacterial Infections Viral Infections Fungal Infections Concerns for HIV-Positive People Considering or Who Currently Have... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Dried Blood CD4+ T-Cell Test May be Cheaper, More Convenient Alternative in Developing Countries, Study Says

Researchers have replicated the CD4+ T cell count test, which is normally conducted on an expensive flow cytometer machine using fresh blood, using dried blood and inexpensive commercially available reagents, a discovery that could simplify... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Your Mouth

Table of Contents Oral Problems Are Common Oral Conditions That Are More Common in HIV+ People Oral Health and Street Drugs Oral Health and Tobacco Getting Dental Care Taking Care of Yourself Oral Problems Are Common Oral... Read more »