|CMV & Floaters
Jun 29, 2000
Are floaters in one's vision a sign of CMV infection, or are floaters also caused by HIV itself.
Also how bad do the floaters get under these circumstances.
Mine are only visible when I look at a white wall.
I haven't yet been tested for HIV nor CMV. Should I be concerned about it, or could it merely be dirt particles on my eye's lens.
Response from Dr. Feinberg
Floaters are just cellular debris inside the eye. Many people get them with aging, so they are not specific to CMV. Floaters are common in CMV disease because of the inflammation the infection causes, but you wouldn't get CMV disease as a result of HIV unless you had been infected with HIV for many years.
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