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Can Fluid Buildup Around Eyes And Blurred Vision Be Caused By A Viral Infection Or Hiv

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BLURRED VISION...SHOULD I BE WORRIED???

I am experiencing blurred vision in one eye. My CD count is 48 and viral load 180,000. What can this possibly lead to, and what test should I have done?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
You should be seen by an ophthalmologist (eye doctor) who is experienced in taking car of AIDS patients with CMV retinitis, which is the most common cause of vision problems in HIV+ patients, who are at risk for this infection if they have CD4... Read more »

Ear fluid buildup in slow progressor

Pardon me if this is not your field of expertise.I am a slow progressor infected since 1986, not on... Read more »

Blurred vision

I've been pos. for 2-3 years. I started treatment eight months ago. CD4 has improved from 324... Read more »
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HIV RISK FROM PRE EJACULATORY FLUID AND SORE THROAT - ORAL SEX.

Posted by EduardoRomero31, 1 Reply
Hi everyone. I am a little concerned and I don't know if I am exaggerating but two days ago I performed oral sex on a man who is HIV + with UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD. I checked the head of the penis and it was dry so I started to lick the shaft and... Read more »

Question about Vision changes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What are the associated vision problems with being hiv positive?

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Vaginal fluid exposure - I am at risk ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can someone advise me. I made 2 stupid mistakes after fingering(non insertive, just the top of the vulva but got my fingertips damp) what I would now call a high risk African girl

First mistake, I rubbed the side of my eye with the knuckle of my... Read more »

hiv viral load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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By Paul Galatowitsch, Antonio Urbina and Timothy Law Snyder

Paul Galatowitsch is a health care consultant. Antonio Urbina is the director of clinical HIV and AIDS education at St. Vincent's Hospital. Timothy Law Snyder is a... Read more »