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Is Dry Mouth An Acute Symptom Of AIDS

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trush, dry mouth and throad

Hi Doctor how are you? i hope u doing welli donate last year $ 100 and i;mgoing todonate again next weekI need your help againI went to hotel with sex worker 7 months ago, i didn't have sex with her i was full clothedI was trying to be very...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worried Well from Toronto,Welcome back to the forum.Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. It would be extremely unlikely that a sex worker would deliberate try to cut a client. Why would they do that? It would be bad for business, right?... Read more »

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 »

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 »

dry mouth

I have an extreme dry mouth to the point of having no salavia(or spit). My hiv meds are: epivir;videx;viread;& ziagen. can you give me advice about this condition?-thanks....
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
This is not a condition that is commonly associated with any of the medications you are on, but then again, everybody is different. Still, I would check on other causes before I laid the blame at the feet of the medications. Things you ought to... 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 »

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 »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
Hi;
I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 1 month back. The condom... Read more »

SYMPTOMS of Acute Primary Infection!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

Can somebody pls fill me in on this.


I may have caught the HIV Virus. It's EXACTLY 7 weeks after the exposure. There are recurring bad/sore throat, swell-like inflammed area under the tongue. I even had an ulcer on the palate of my mouth... Read more »