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floaters ,floaters and more floaters

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi all,my questin is reguarding flaoters,i have them and they are like quite bad when i look at something bright like sunlight or snow,well i have tested neg at 4 months for hiv 1-2,also took test for hiv 1 again,neg,my question is can hiv 2 cause... 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 »

floaters

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
People know me in this board as the shower joy. I just can't understand that if my risk is low, tested at 7 weeks negative, Why do I have so many symptoms. Just this morning, I started seeing floaters in my vision. I'm really getting crazy or... Read more »

FLOATERS

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Whats the likelyhood of hiv induced floaters after 5 weeks Read more »

ARS symptoms possible at 3 months?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Was wondering if ARS symptoms are possible to occue at 3 months after a possible risky exposure. I'll quickly explain my situation. Had a one night stand with a girl I met at a bar. We did have protected sex but I recieved and gave unprotected oral.... Read more »
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Re: Floaters

Dr. Bartlett... I just read your earlier answer regarding "floaters" and the possibility of it being a symptom of ARS. First off, I had to go look up what the heck a "floater" was, it not being that common a term, so you might...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
Thank you very much for sharing your experience. I will share the description of your symptoms with my colleagues who study acute HIV infection. I am not sure why the floaters would appear, but they could be a reflection of the vigorous immune... Read more »

Vision loss in ARS/early infection

Is it possible to have visual deficits shortly after ARS (weeks)?I have noticed blurred vision and floaters.Is this worrisome and does it mean anything about prognosis?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
It's possible to have a wide array of symptoms during acute retroviral syndrome-- ranging from none to mild (most common) to new onset AIDS complications.The most important thing to do at anytime when you have concerning symptoms is to notify... Read more »

Symptoms Consistent with ARS...Is/Are There Such Thing/Things? (ARS SYMPTOMS, 2011)

Dear Dr. Bob,I know you have pointed out again and again that symptoms are extremely unreliable in diagnosing HIV/AIDS. Besides being a cold hard fact, it also helps to lighten up those reading this forum who are plagued by anxiety and guilt...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.The reason to get an HIV test is potential HIV exposure, not the presence or absence of symptoms. The take-home lesson is if you've put yourself at risk for HIV, you need an HIV test. It really is just that straightforward.Regarding a... Read more »

When do ARS symptoms generally start? What are the major symptoms of ARS?

Dear Dr. Bob,Thanks for the wonderful work that you do to help people everyday dealing with this deadly disease. I am a health teacher and I want to see if you can provide me some professional knowledge on two questions.1. When do ARS symptoms...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Health Teacher,The information you desire was already waiting for you in the archives. See below.Dr. BobARS (ARS SYMPTOMS, 2010) Mar 11, 2010Dr. BobHey doc i noticed you tell alot of people there symptoms are not ars. What would a typical ars... Read more »
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