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Are Watery Eyes A Symptoms Of HIV

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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Cat allergy and HIV

Hi there,I'm not sure if this is the right forum but I saw a similar question here.I have a cat allergy and have recently moved in with a friend who has two cats, because I needed the accommodation at that moment.I was wondering, would this allergy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...who has two cats, you could certainly have a significant flare in your allergy-related symptoms runny nose, sneezing, itchy/watery eyes, asthma, skin rash, etc. This may not be the best living situation for you!Dr. Bob Read more »

part two-- hiv symptoms or stress? Please help

Dear Dr. Bob, I wrote you earlier today regarding getting a viral load. My name is Bob as well. Anyway, I am sorry for writing you twice, but I want to convey all of my symptoms. I had an unprotected sexual relationship over the summer of 2003...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Negative HIV tests nine months after a potential exposure are indeed considered to be conclusive and definitive. I see no reason for additional testing, including viral load testing.Your symptoms are not consistent with HIV ARS or HIV disease.... Read more »

allergies

Do antivirals control seasonal allergies? The reason I ask is I am on a dr santioned short term treatment interruption and two days after I discontinued I developed a scratchy throat(now gone)sneezing,grey watery eyes that burn and dark...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The symptoms you described have not been regularly observed among persons undergoing treatment interruptions. The return of HIV replication can be associated with non=specific symptoms (like the acute retroviral syndrome) which can overlap with... Read more »

hiv and eye problems

I have been recently diagnosed with hiv, and since then I have had intermittant times when my eyes become irritated/watery and/or sort of scratchy. I have no vision problems, and this does not happen during specific activities i.e. driving,compter...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Eye symptoms as you describe are most often due to non-HIV causes. For patients with lower CD4 counts (< 200) we generally get a good baseline eye exam to look for HIV-related eye problems. Symptoms as you describe are often due to allergic... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...married or single. It's what you do, not who you are, that puts you at risk for HIV. How Long Does It Take to Feel a Symptom of HIV? People can have HIV for 10 years or more and never show any symptoms. Other people can get symptoms... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

Introduction What Is Inflammation? What Is IRIS? How Is It Diagnosed? Who Is at Risk? What Are the Symptoms? How Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special... Read more »
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Older People and HIV

...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... Read more »
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Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...to start treatment. How will I know when to start anti-HIV medications? It's time to start treatment if: you have severe symptoms of HIV infection or are diagnosed with AIDS your CD4 count is below 500 cells/mm 3 (especially below 350... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...last one week.However the pain has decreased a lot.I had no dry cough but a running nose.Can these be an counted as acute hiv symptoms. Doc currently I am in my last year of my Information tech course.Since last 1 month I am not able to... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD? Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same... Read more »

Is This Strange?

Posted by Flipper, 4 Replies
... Fast forward to now -- 11 months since my ARS symptoms. For the last two weeks I have felt much malaise, headaches, heavy/watery eyes and bad aches in my leg muscle everyday. Still, no fever, sore throat, thrush, rashs, swollen glands etc. ... Read more »