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Are Floaters A Symptom Of HIV

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Eye Floaters = HIV?

Dr. Dieterich,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...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Floaters have nothing to do with HIV. They are common in all people and are not serious. As long as you have eye exams regularly there Read more »

Eye Floaters

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

Eye Floaters and HIV Medications?

Over the last few years, I've noticed an increasing amount of annoying eye floaters present. I... Read more »
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... 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 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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Floaters

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

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 »

symptoms???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...was possibly exposed 5 weeks ago and I'm having a sore throat for the past 3 weeks and a coated tongue. Also, I'm seeing more floaters than usual(is it ars or hogging on to the computer too long???)The thing is, I'm scared and stressed out. Can... 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 »