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Eye Floaters After Condom Broke Anal Worried I Have HIV

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Eye Floaters and HIV Medications?

Over the last few years, I've noticed an increasing amount of annoying eye floaters present. I have a few webs of them, and they're very difficult to live with.I read on the Internet of other people reporting these symptoms, and I wonder if there...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Floaters are very common in the general population with current treatment being quite limited. There has been no link between any HIV Read more »

eye floaters - HIV?

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

eye floaters - HIV?

Dr. Sullivan,Is there any connection between eye floaters and acute/recent hiv infection? Recently... Read more »
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Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...(2008.) Cichock, Mark, RN, "The Dangers of Anal Cancer -- The Silent Killer in Men with HIV" University of Michigan HIV/AIDS Treatment Program, Dec, 2008. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "Cancer-causing virus may increase HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...Female condoms can be used in the vagina or rectum. For more information, see the FDA's condom brochure at www.fda.gov/oashi/aids/condom.html . Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...another are: Re-using and sharing needles for injecting drugs (including steroids or hormones) Unprotected/unsafe sex (no condoms or other barrier devices) Mother-to-child (during pregnancy, birth, or breast-feeding) Re-Using and... Read more »
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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...sex as safe as possible. If you would like to discuss theseissues, see a sex educator or health care provider at your local AIDS serviceorganization or treatment center. Read more »
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Eye Floaters

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Out of curiousity, are eye floaters something to be concerned about? I know they are associated with CMV, which consists of blurred vision as well. But if one Read more »

Eye Floaters?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I read many questions on here regarding these Eye Floaters, would some please put this to rest. Are these or are they not a symptom related to ARS Read more »

Broken Condom New HIV strain or What? WORRIED

Posted by ademalu, 1 Reply
...Well here is my situation had exposure in mid may 2009 with Commercial Sex Worker (CSW) condom broke ,had rapid test in June and August 2009 all came out negative. had Elisa (elecsys) test for HIV 1 and 2 endsept 2009 Read more »

Eye Floaters - the debate continues...please help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...The Eye Floater debate continues. Anyone who has experienced the sudden onset of eye floaters following what they perceive to be a potential HIV exposure needs to read this. A recent poster to the website at John's Hopkins Read more »