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Is Chronic Dry Coffin A Symptom Of Hiv

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Dry , crusty runny nose for a month and dry mouth problem, is it a early hiv symptom

Hi, Last winter i was not able to breathe and had my throat was swollen showed the ent doctor who found out a nodule on my thyroid which was malignant. He prescribed me a acyclovir and prednisone for my dry mouth problem. I took it for 5 days...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-I cannot truly provide you with an answer to your question as you clearly had at least one episode of unprotected sex 4 and 1/2 months ago (when you got pregnant) and it doesn't seem as if you have been tested since then. While... Read more »

infection from dry blood (DRIED BLOOD, 2009)

Dear Dr Bob,You are certainly a great inspiration to the hiv world. For someone who is infected but... 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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Malawi Coffin Makers Cash in on AIDS Pandemic

The surge of AIDS-related deaths in Malawi, a country in the epicenterof the African AIDS epidemic, has contributed to a thriving coffin business."Normally, we make 20 coffins per day ... but when my father started thebusiness [in 1967] it was only... Read more »
The Well Project

Stress Management and HIV

Table of Contents Stress and HIV Signs of Stress Common Causes of Stress How to Decrease Stress Depression Other Tips for Reducing Stress Stress and HIV Everyone deals with a certain amount of stress every day. But if you are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anal and Dry Sex in Commercial Sex Work, and Relation to Risk for Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV in Meru, Kenya

The aim of the current study was to examine the practice of anal and dry sex within a cohort of female sex workers (FSWs) in Meru, Kenya. A survey was conducted among FSWs: 147 participants were randomly sampled from an existing cohort of... Read more »
Seattle Treatment Education Project

Depression and HIV in the Era of HAART

The way that treatment is provided changes the way that people experience chronic illness. In 1997, more effective antiretroviral therapies now called highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) became the standard of care for HIV affected... Read more »
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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 »

chronic throat irritation hiv symptom?

Posted by anxious66, 2 Replies
hello, im sure you're all aware of my risk, unprotected oral msm me giving, one minute max, no ejaculation, highly doubt there was precum

tested negative at 6 weeks with a 4th gen duo, was told this is deifinately conclusive, and was not even told to... Read more »

HIV negatives with chronic symptoms-how are you doing?

Posted by Sherezade, 2 Replies
Hi all,

I wanted to know how you guys HIV negatives with chronic symptoms are doing. For my part, I'm getting better (very slowly) but finally improving with Cymbalta 60 mg once daily. Still I have some symptoms but at least I could go and make a... 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 »