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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
I have multiple HIV tests last 10 months all negative but have persistent fever, lymphnodes, dry mouth. My wife also same symptoms started after sex?
Are oral thrush, dry mouth and vaginal thrush common ARS symptoms for HIV? & what are the chances that I contracted HIV from RECEIVING cunnilingus?
Which one is realible HIV symptoms(continious fever, lymphnodes, thrush, rash, dry mouth) vs 7 month antibody tests???
HIV test: The only reliable way to know if you have HIV is to be tested. Current (4th generation) tests will test not only for the antibody, but also for the viral antigen. The other symptoms you noted may be seen in HIV; however, they may be seen in other unrelated conditions as well. If you want to know, get tested. ...Read more
Hey! I've been experiencing white tongue not oral thrush, blackish gum & dry mouth ... do you think it's hiv?
Xerostomia: Dry mouth is not a common symptom of LPR. LPR symptoms include foreign body sensation in the throat, mucus in the throat, throat clearing, hoarseness, throat pain, and dry tickle cough. Dry mouth could be related to inadequate fluid intake, autoimmune disorders like Sjogrens syndrome, medication side effect, radiation side effects and mouth breathing due to nasal obstructive problems. ...Read more
Random bad taste in mouth. Got worried it was a symptom of something bad (health anxiety). After, I developed really bad dry mouth and began shuddering like I was freezing for about 10 minutes - was able to stop it briefly by tensing up. Anxiety?
Anxiety focused on: health issues suggests a POSSIBLE phobia or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Please see a mental health professional for diagnosis and treatment. Please don't use medication only. Therapy can be more long-lasting and empowering. See doctor first. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Before treatment (so unrelated to any drug effects) can any cancers cause the symptom of dry mouth?
I am 51 years old been going through menapause for a couple of years. I have a very extreme dry mouth. I eat ice all day long is this a common symptom.
I don't think so.: Menopause is not likely to be the problem. The most likely reasons are medications you're taking (over 400 cause dry mouths as a side effect) or undiagnosed and untreated diabetes. There are other sources, too. See your physician about this. If he can't help, see a dentist. ...Read more
Dry mouth/ throat, bad breath, more thirst, frequent urination, some times constipation! Is this symptom for something??
See your physician : This may not be something serious, but it definitely is something you should discuss with your physician. Some symptoms are seen in medical conditions, but sometimes these are part of normal physiology ...Read more
Is dry mouth dry nose and dry throat and that you bleed smaller a symptom of sporadic fatal insomnia or fatal familia 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 more
See doctor: Start with your physician. Are you taking any medications and do these medications cause dry mouth? If yes, are there any alternatives that don't dry mouth. If no meds, then referral to ENT or oral surgeon to evaluate salivary gland functions to see if they are working properly. ...Read more
I'm having final exams my sleep schedule isn't well and recently I had this sudden heavy body feeling I also have a dry mouth from time to time but these symptoms seem to get better with rest but the heaviness feeling still scares me it feels like I'm not
Many, many drugs: Over the counter cold medicines, allergy medicines, prescription heart & blood pressure medicines, anti- depressants, and so many others have a side effect of dry mouth. Realistically, if you are taking any medicine at all, make sure you are maintaining excellent oral hygiene, drinking lots of water, and seeing your dentist regularly to prevent tooth decay from dry mouth. ...Read more
See physician: Dry mouth is what it says- your mouth feels dry and you feel like you need to constantly drink water to keep your mouth moist. Getting rid of it you need to know what is causing the dryness. You should see your physician or ear, nose and throat doctor to check out your salivary glands. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Numbness can occur from various reasons. Some potential causes include vitamin deficiency, nerve damage, nerve compression, and alcohol over consumption, side effects of different medications, or as a result of different systemic medical conditions such as diabetes. Get evaluated by a professional to determine the diagnosis. Treatment is based on the diagnosis. ...Read more
I'm 48 in menopause having dry mouth and feeling achy for a week now. No other symptoms. I have been increasing my water...
Far: From enough information. If you wish, I'm available on HealthTap for consultation. If you call, have all your previous medical information available. H Robert Silverstein M.D. FACC. Recommended reading www.thepmc.org ...Read more
I have all the symptoms of dehydration like constipation, dry mouth, light headedness, etc especially during summers....what should I do?
Drink More Fluids: Most people don't drink nearly enough fluids. Drink water enhanced with electrolytes like Smart Water or Pedialyte. NOT Gatorade. Too much sugar! 6 to 8, 8 ounce glasses of water are needed especially on hot days. Stay away from soft drinks, tea and coffee. They are actually dehydrating. Consider a fiber product like FiberCon if constipation continues. ...Read more
Can a house make you sick? Very dusty home, I've only left 3x in 8 mos a lot of symptoms dry mouth, fast heartbeat, bad sob just dressing, bad fatigue ect.
Sick Building: There is an entity called sick building syndrome. This usually where there is poor ventilation. You may, however, have some allergy to something in your house that is causing the problem. You might consider seeing an allergist. ...Read more
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