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HIV and the Mouth

Other Oral Conditions of HIV Disease The two most common conditions that may not be caused by an infection include dry mouth and small round mouth sores, called aphthous ulcers . Dry Mouth Dry mouth, or xerostomia , is a common condition in HIV disease that may have a variety of causes. HIV disease itself may cause dry mouth because HIV-related salivary disease causes swollen salivary glands (glands in the mouth that produce saliva, or...
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Swollen, discolored lips

My lips about 2 months ago began to swell and discolor. I also have a constatnt dry mouth. Last month I was tested for Diabetes and Lupus, but the came back negative. Please give me some suggestions...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is exclusively for the discussion of side effects of HIV therapy. If you are HIV+ on treatment can you provide more information?... Read more »

swollen lip

i fell at work i cut in side my mouth and my upper lips are swollen how long does it take for the swellen to go down and what should i do. thanks...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is for the exclusive discussion of side effects related to the treatment of HIV infection.... Read more »

Question #1: Severity of AVSQuestion #2: Oral thrush and swollen lymph nodes

Hi Rick. Have any studies explored the relationship between the severity of AVS and time to seroconversion? I would think a more severe acute illness may trigger antibody production more quickly. How about severity of AVS and time to symptomatic...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your questions. Acute Viral Syndrome, Seroconversion, andthe onset of chronic HIV/AIDS symptoms are 3 different time points in HIVinfection. One is not dependant on the others. For example, the severity ofAcute Viral Syndrome is... Read more »

Swollen Lips

I have been diagnosed with HIV about a two tears ago and my CD4 count in the last eight months was 225. Im currently taking VMA's, it's been two months now.I constantly get swollen lips, everytime I eat chicken I get swollen lips and my...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am not sure what you mean by vma's. A good oral health assessment to look for gingivitis or other mouth problems is recommended. Occasionally HIV+ patients seem to become oversensitive to some environmental allergens (ie insect bites). With... Read more »
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swollen lip nd Herpes Zoster

Posted by LLsexyLL, 1 Reply
On Wednesday I was just sitting and chatting with my colleague at work when I felt a funny sensation on the left part of my bottom lip, and then my lip just started swelling . I looked ridiculous like half my lip had been stung by bees. Three hours... Read more »

eyelids swelling joint pain thrush on lips

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
can anyone tell me is this related to hiv infection? Read more »

eyelids swelling joint pain thrush on lips

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can anyone tell me is this related to hiv infection? 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 »