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Can Hiv Cause Blindness

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Request #2 HIV I may be going blind too!!

Hello Dr. Bob I have sent you a question a few days back and have not seen anything back. I might be going blind though (tongue in cheek).Recap I had vaginal intercourse for about 20-30 secs max, till I my big head told me this was not smart. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted.Thanks for your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated.Be well.Dr. Bob Read more »

Hypothyroidism could it be caused by HIV or by HIV Treatment?

Hi:Im a 38 y/o Puertorrican who was diagnosed HIV positive by the end of 2009 and my doctor... Read more »

BLINDNESS

a friend of mine is experiencing blindness in the left eye, and the doctor said is an effect of ARV... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Handicap International Launches Program in Rwanda to Address HIV/AIDS Among Blind People

... Efforts to address HIV/AIDS in Rwanda have not included blind people, Jacques Sindayigaya, Handicap International 's coordinator of a new program to address Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MSF Calls on Roche to Reduce Cost of Oral Antibiotic to Prevent Blindness Among People With HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries

...valganciclovir at a reduced cost in developing countries to help prevent a virus that can cause blindness among people living with HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports. Cytomegalovirus retinitis -- which can cause blindness within three to six months in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Undiagnosed HIV Infection Among New York City Jail Entrants, 2006: Results of a Blinded Serosurvey

... Among New York City jail entrants, HIV testing has increased four-fold since 2004, when personnel began offering all inmates rapid testing at intake. To help improve Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...percent of people with diabetes die from heart disease or stroke. Some of the other possible complications of diabetes are: Blindness Kidney failure Blood vessel disease that requires an amputation Nerve damage (neuropathy) How Are... Read more »
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new hope for possibility of HIV treatment

Posted by lalamma, 3 Replies
...all over the news...on FOX/CNN/local news. Check it out or google for more information.. http://www.voanews.com/english/archive/2008-08/2008-08-01-voa59.cfm?CFID=56292805&CFTOKEN=52019438 Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies Read more »

Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »

Crystal meth can make you test 'HIV'

Posted by Anonymous
...misinforming gay men for over 20 years now of the Drug/AIDS hypothesis whilst uncritically endorsing the profitable but still unproven HIV/AIDS hypothesis. Gay men are not testing HIV positive because of HIV but because of life-style choices like... Read more »