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Eye Floaters After Getting A Tattoo 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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Canada: HIV, Hepatitis Tests Urged After Unlicensed Tattoo Parlors Closed in Calgary

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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 wrote, "Being HIV... Read more »

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

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Whats the likelyhood of hiv induced floaters after 5 weeks 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 »