Nov 2, 2007
Can macular edima be caused by HIV or is it usualy caused by the treatment of HIV?
| Response from Dr. Henry
Macular edema is fairly common in the general population and has not generally been linked to HIV infection or with any HIV meds. A number of eye problems can be seen with HIV infection with infection of the retina (such as due to cytomegalovirus) the most serious (generally seen in patients with advanced AIDS).KH
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