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Does HIV Cause Red Eyes

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Chronic Red Eye

Posted by Anonym, 1 Reply
Are red eyes typically found in HIV pos individuals? Read more »

swollen veins and red eyes (getting really down)

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a risky encounter in october 2005 and after 2 months having what seemed to be strong ARS symtpoms, and another 5 months feeling terrible in bed, I'm now , after 10 months, starting to get out of bed. I still feel dreadful though, my glands are... Read more »

red eyes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Are red eyes a symptom of HIV?
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Diarreha and red eyes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know if diarreha and eye redness are a symptom of hiv or any other std?

I was told no risk 5 weeks ago from frottage with boxesrs on and later masturbating on massesuses breasts. Now I have the above symptoms. I went to opthalmologis... Read more »

RED DOTS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have little red dots on lips, eyelids and hands. speider looking
veins all over chest. had blood exposure in cut. the person
is hiv+ hep c+ three weeks after exposure had sore throat non tender swollen lymph nodes,diarrhea,fever,dry cough
dark urine,... Read more »
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tiny pimple like red spots around my eyes

Im a 40 year old male who first tested HIV+ in November 2007, with a CD4% of 11% and VL of 56000. Was tested again 10 weeks later in February 2008 with CD4% of 10% and VL of 175000. I started treatment immediately, with Sustiva + Viread +...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Andrew,Unfortunately I cannot diagnose the cause of your "red spots" over the Internet without the benefit of an examination. Could they be related to HIV? Certainly it's possible. If the dermatologist you saw was unable to... Read more »

Red Spot appearing in eye

Hello docs. I have been hiv pos for 10yrs and have been on many meds which has resulted in alot of resistance over the years. I am currently on Videx, Saquinavir, Viread, Epivir, Kaletra, Fuzeon, Acyclovir, Paxil, Wellbutrin, Trazsodone (for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Sometimes people spontaneously develop a sub-conjunctival hematoma (a small blood vessel leaks blod out under the saran wrap covering of the eye ball) that looks scary but usually is not serious. Evaluation by your HIV doc or eye specialist is... Read more »

Red eyes

Goodday Doctor, thank you for all the answers you providing to us,I have been on ARV'S medication for a period of 2 years now and since iv started taking them my eyes have became red and never stops till at this moment,i would like to know if...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.Having red eyes is not generally a side effect of HIV medications, nor a common complication of the virus. Nevertheless, there could be an underlying medical issue, or at the least something that could be addressed by... Read more »

very small blisters(size of a pimple) on foot and skin around eye redness

Dr. Henry,I have a two part question. I have been undectable for four years now and my cd4 is 355, about a year ago I switched from Atripla to Reyataz, Norvir and Truvada. Twice in the past 2 years I have developed a sore on the bottom of my left...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Other infections such as methicillin resistance staph would be a particular concern. Rubbing from shoes, fungal infections, and other conditions could be involved--may need to seek consultation with dermatologist or podiatrists if problems persists.... Read more »
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Strange Changes Deep in the Eye Linked to HIV and Possibly Hepatitis C Virus

A virus called CMV (cytomegalovirus) is commonly found in adults. This virus generally does not cause serious disease except in cases when the immune system is greatly weakened, such as in cases of organ transplantation, cancer and AIDS. In the... Read more »
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Canadian Red Cross Pleads Guilty to Distributing HIV-, Hepatitis C-Contaminated Blood in 1980s

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