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is dry mouth a symptom of hiv

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Greenhalgh
32 years experience Dentistry
Dry Mouth: Highly unlikely that it's hiv. Most commonly it is a side effect of other medications, such as blood pressure medication. If you are in a high-risk g ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: If you have confirmed HIV it is possible. If you do not have HIV the answer is 'no.' after only 3 days, do not get all excited. Hydrate and see what h ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends...: If any of you did not have sex with a person with HIV....shared IV needle,........should not try to diagnose AIDs/HIV. There are multiple other possib ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely: You do need to see your physician to clarify your concerns. You need an evaluation to answer the question of why you have thrush. While you may get ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Goldstein
32 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Possibly.: Dry mouth can be caused by many things, but diabetes that is uncontolled certainly has dry mouth as one of its symptoms.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Levine
33 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not: Cold sores--or herpes simplex reactivation--usually will present as an area at the lip red border or just beyond, that initially may sting or burn and ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No : Although i'm not an ob/gyn doctor, to the best of my knowledge, mouth ulcers are not a symptom of pregnancy. Mouth ulcers if recurrent, severe or chr ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Sadow
16 years experience Pathology
Probably not: This sounds like a nerve problem, which can happen for many reasons, including tumors, but it's certainly worth looking into.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Good Question.: "dry skin affects up to half of adults with hiv". That's the problem with the internet and statistics. It does not mean that 1/2 of all people with dr ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Kam
Dr. David Kam answered
35 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
No: Stop using recreational drugs. Take better care of your health !
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Viruses or Bacterial: Common cold, flu (influenza) mononucleosis (mono), measles chickenpox croup — a common childhood illness characterized by a harsh, barking cough ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvis Burris
22 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See your dentist : Go for evaluation to get a professional diagnosis.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
42 years experience Dentistry
Yes or: You may be a mouth-breather when you sleep and therefore your mouth would be dry and your throat could be sore. Also medications may dry your mouth a ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
46 years experience Neurology
Familial insomnia: The symptoms you list have no relation to insomnia. You can learn more about ffi , a very rare, familial disease at this site: http://en.Wikipedia.Or ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience Family Medicine
No: Generally toothaches are due to tooth decay, it is unusual for mouth size. It could be due to tooth crowding and to be honest the best person to ask ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: A strain is an injury to muscle or tendons. The throat is an internal structure. Two very different things.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Mouth numb: Is numbness of the mouth and tongue a symptom of an allergy? ANS Could be send more details.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
I have never : Heard that one before. If you miss your period please take a home pregnancy test.
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No, not at all: Both oral herpes (cold sores) and genital warts are very common conditions and many people have both. If neither problem is especially severe and if t ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
Could be: Take your temperature and find out.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Dry throat can be form many different causes, if u are worried about preg do a home urine test and if - and are still worried see your gyn for a blood ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Unlikely: Anyone can get a tingle in the mouth.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Extraction ?: Did you have a tooth extracted? Your post did not specify. If you had a tooth extracted and you do not feel that it is healing properly, call your sur ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk, no worry: Nobody ever caught HIV from this sort of contact. To avoid HIV, always have safe sex and don't share drug injection equipment. Otherwise no worries.

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