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Eye Floaters After Fingering Worried I Have HIV

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MASTURBATION AND EYE FLOATERS

SIR, I am 19 years old, from india.I have been masturbating for last 3 years.Sometimes even twice daily.Recently i had floaters in my left eye.The opthalmologist says there is nothing wrong with my retina.My father had told me once that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your father told you masturbation causes eye problems??? If that were the case, your dad would probably be blind by now. I know I certainly would be. Masturbation does not cause floaters or any other kind of eye problems. Masturbation is both... 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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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 has an eye floater, they are in their mid-twenties, their eyesight has been bad for... Read more »

floaters ,floaters and more floaters

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi all,my questin is reguarding flaoters,i have them and they are like quite bad when i look at something bright like sunlight or snow,well i have tested neg at 4 months for hiv 1-2,also took test for hiv 1 again,neg,my question is can hiv 2 cause... Read more »

Sorry - Floaters Again...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have posted a message below. I see I am not the only one worried about floaters. I have some questions about them:

1) I know it is normal to have floaters, as most people have them.

2) Is it normal to have a profound increase in the number of... 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 »