Does HIV Cause Eye Floaters

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Ask the Experts

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 and HIV Medications?

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

eye floaters - HIV?

Dr. Henry,Is there any connection between eye floaters and acute/recent hiv infection? Recently I... Read more »
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The Center for AIDS

Patient/Doctor Q&A

...not on any HIV meds. Should I be worried about the floaters? I am scared it means I will eventually get CMV disease. A: Vitreous floaters in both eyes are a common but harmless condition. In an HIV-infected individual, however, floaters in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...with 100 or more T-cells. The first signs of CMV retinitis are vision problems such as moving black spots. These are called "floaters." They may indicate an inflammation of the retina. Patients may also notice light flashes, decreased or... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »