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A 38-year-old member asked:

I am having dry mouth for 3 days now. is this a possible hiv symptom?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Scott Greenhalgh
Dentistry 34 years experience
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 group for hiv, discuss your concerns and have an overall examination with your physician.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

What to do if I am having dry mouth for 3 days now, a possible HIV symptoms?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
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.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctor commented
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Dry mouth may a symptoms of advanced HIV disease in which the individual develops Sjogren's like symptoms.
Dec 24, 2013
Last updated Feb 8, 2015


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