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Are Floaters An Early Sign Of HIV

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Floaters and early infection of HIV

Please note that I have also sent this question to Dr Judith Feinburg,M.D. I would appreciate a response from either or both. Keep up the good work, this is a great web site!Please could we have more information with regard to floaters and early or...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
UK, I have not seen floaters mentioned in articles describing the symptoms of acute HIV infection. To my knowledge, the symptoms which can occur following the initiation of ART in chronically infected patients are related to an immune response... Read more »

Spot on skin, Floater?

Hello Doctors,I was diagnosed in Sept of 03. My CD4 has been in the range of 500-700 (22%-34%)... Read more »

Eye Floaters = HIV?

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

Many U.K. Physicians Missing Early Signs of HIV, Group Says

As many as 50% of early-stage HIV cases are being missed by physicians in the United Kingdom, largely because they overlook symptoms that are flu-like in nature, the National AIDS Trust said recently, BBC News reports. According to NAT, people... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bipartisan Group of Representatives Introduces Early Treatment for HIV Act in House

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and a bipartisan group of more than 70 cosponsors on Thursday introduced the Early Treatment for HIV Act (HR 3859 ), which would allow states to expand Medicaid coverage to low-income HIV-positive people who have not yet... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Early HIV Treatment Reduces Death, Likelihood of TB, Study Finds

"Early treatment for HIV cuts patients' risk of death by about 75 percent," according to a study conducted in Haiti and published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine , Bloomberg Businessweek reports. The study also demonstrated that... Read more »
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Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

Salivary Gland Infection - Early Sign of HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone ever heard of a salivary gland infection being an early
sign ( 7-10 weeks after oral exposure ) of HIV ? Read more »

Early signs of Hiv Infection

Posted by greatday77, 2 Replies
I have a question that im sure alot of people want to ask, If Infected with the Hiv Virus when can you expect to have early signs/Symptoms of infection Many websites Say you would have ars 2-4 weeks after infection , Other websites say 6 weeks. Also... Read more »

Is folliculitis a sign of early HIV? Im 8 weeks into my exposure.

Posted by treeoflife1, 1 Reply
Had a negative 7 week oraquick test, i have 2 infected hair follicles on my arms....

Also would anyone know if getting my wisdom teeth taken out would delay my time for seroconversion? Read more »