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Are Eye Floaters A Symptom 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!!!!!

Please excuse me if this question was posted elsewhere, I had a risky encounter 9 months ago with... 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 »

Eye Floaters?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I read many questions on here regarding these Eye Floaters, would some please put this to rest. Are these or are they not a symptom related to ARS Read more »


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

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Wool spots or floaters!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
To tell people that floaters or wool spots are nothing is BS! HIV retnopathy can occur very early in the infection Read more »