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Are Eye Floaters A Sign Of AIDS

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Eye Floaters

Dr. Henry,I was reading a website which discussed signs & symptoms of HIV infection and one of the symptoms listed was eye floaters. I am very concerned because about 6 months after a risky encounter I began seeing floaters in both eyes. I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Floaters are actually not considered much of a clue about HIV. In the old days we saw more people with advanced disease and lots of eye disease. Floaters are common in the general population and generally would not be viewed as indicative of HIV... Read more »

Eye Floaters = HIV?

Dr. Dieterich,I was reading a website which discussed signs & symptoms of HIV infection and one... Read more »

Eye Floaters

Hi Dr. Jackson,Thanks for your valuable input to this forum. I had a question about eye floaters.... Read more »
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can someone please tell me what floaters are?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i think i have them, but not sure. please describe them and are they common hiv symptom? Read more »

Floaters

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What do eye floaters look like and do they occur in early hiv infection? Thanks

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Dr. Bundy - Floaters?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dr. Bundy why are eye floaters linked to HIV infection? Like many others on this site I began seeing numerous eye floaters following a potential exposure. I began to research this on various HIV forums and it seemed to pop up on each site I... Read more »

To Johnny re: floaters

Posted by Anonymous
About 5 months after a possible exposure I began to see floaters in both eyes so can definitely relate to the pain and anguish you are feeling. I immediately began to think HIV was the cause. What else could possible cause this misery? And... Read more »