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what to do if i am having dry mouth for 3 days now, a possible hiv symptoms?

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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 happens.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Mouth-breather?: If you breathe through your mouth often from nasal obstruction, you often end up with a dry mouth which is not a symptom for hiv. If this is persistent, you may need to check with your doctor to see if your nose is blocked. If you are that concerned over getting hiv, you should be more careful in selecting your partners and make sure they they wear a condom as well.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Dry mouth may a symptoms of advanced HIV disease in which the individual develops Sjogren's like symptoms.
Dec 24, 2013
Dr. Tarek Hamid
8 years experience Dentistry
Not at all: Dry mouth could be a result of an allergic reaction to some foods or meds. , or due to mouth breathing usually from nasal obstruction from the flue and related.. As for the HIV if you worried get yourself tested;).
Answered on Jun 10, 2014

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