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Hiv And Dry Mouth

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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 Zerit-Viramune and Epivir when I go to sleep I wakeup with exteremly dry mouth and I never had that kind or problem until I started taking the HIV MedI tell my...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I'm not sure what will fix this. It's common for people to experience dryness with indinavir (Crixivan), but not the medications you're taking. I'm not 100% sure that the two things are related, and I think the only way you'd know for sure is if... 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... 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 »
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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 »
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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 »
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hiv +

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...is it common that you keep getting film on your lips and dry mouth Read more »

Not sure

Posted by help290, 2 Replies
...seen to test me again the last time they did a viral load witch was also negative. But all the symptoms I have point to hiv.Dry mouth and skin swollen glands foot & hand pain weight lost about 20 lbs neuropathy twitches mouth ulcer and list... 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 »

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 »