Is Dry Mouth A Sign Of AIDS
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Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Replyhave 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 »
Posted by Anonymousi'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 second day having a night sweat -- fever... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyDoes anyone have a treatment/advice when the combination of ddI and hydroxyurea makes my mouth bone dry and has dropped my blood platelets? Am beginning to find this worrying and uncomfortable. And am a little scared. Please help if you have an idea... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyFREAKING OUT AGAIN! Please, people, does anybody know how to tell normal white tongue from candidiasis?????
Also, does anybody know the symptoms of GULLET (OESOPHAGUS) CANDIDIASIS? Is it simply a "lump" in the throat kind of feeling? I have a feeling... Read more »
Posted by TheTyger, 3 RepliesOne 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 »
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Grady Health SystemAs you know, it is impossible to offer an accurate diagnosis via this forum, but what you have described sounds very much like recurrent aphthous ulcerations (RAU). One of the factors which has been associated with RAU is stress. Whereas we do see... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineParotid (salivary) gland dysfunction can be seen in HIV+ persons (sometime called sicca syndrome). Certain drugs have anticholinergic properties which can also dry the mouth up. Lexapro, Resperdal, and lithium all can cause dry mouth. Salagen... Read more »
North Shore University HospitalThanks 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 »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineSome patients (with or without HIV) develop dry mouth complaints from many conditions (such as Sjogrens /sicca syndrome) or drugs (often with diuretics or drugs with anticholinergic effects including antihistamines). A good oral/ENT evaluation may... Read more »
85 Countries Sign International Population Agreement on Family Planning, HIV/AIDS; U.S. Does Not SignEighty-five countries on Wednesday signed a statement reaffirming commitment to reproductive health- and HIV/AIDS-related population and health goals agreed to 10 years ago at the 1994 International Conference on Population and Development in... Read more »
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