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Is Dry Mouth A Symptom Of Hiv
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
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 then goes on to develop a cluster of tiny blisters. These may coalesce into one or more larger blisters and finally open. Cracking at the corners of the mouth is often from licking due to dryness (ie allergies). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 dry skin have hiv. It means 1/2 of all people with HIV have dry skin. Are you in a high risk group to get hiv. Talk to your doctor. If not. Its dry skin. ...Read more
Is it possible to develop agranulocytosis from one night of cocaine use? My symptom is oral thrush and mouth sores.
No: Stop using recreational drugs. Take better care of your health ! ...Read more
Viruses or Bacterial: Common cold, flu (influenza) mononucleosis (mono), measles chickenpox croup — a common childhood illness characterized by a harsh, barking cough strep throat, which is caused by a bacterium known as streptococcus pyogenes, or group a streptococcus whooping cough, a highly contagious respiratory tract infection diphtheria. ...Read more
Needs checked out: Do you have any other discoloration of your skin, or eyes? Have your stools been very light or chalky colored or has your urine been dark? These could be related to jaundice. Excess vitamin a and carotenes can do this too. More likely at your age, a "yellowish" color inside mouth can be pallor related to iron deficiency anemia. Bottom line: you should see your doctor about this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is dry mouth dry nose and dry throat and that you bleed smaller a symptom of sporadic fatal insomnia or fatal familia insomnia?
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.Org/wiki/fatal_familial_insomnia insomnia is very common. If you have it, see a sleep disorders doctor to help figure out what the cause is for you. There are many causes. It is very treatable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth numb: Is numbness of the mouth and tongue a symptom of an allergy? ANS Could be send more details. ...Read more
If a person has mouth cold sore and genital warts, what is that means? Is it sign of serious medical condition?
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 they respond to the usual treatments, it doesn't mean anything about your overall health, immune system, etc. Good luck with both-- ...Read more
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 surgeon for a follow-up appt. ...Read more
I took a sip out of someone's drink and both of the corners of my mouth are chapped. Is this a risk for HIV transmission?
Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids),  a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more
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