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Eye Floaters After Rimming Worried I Have HIV

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eye floaters - HIV?

Dr. Henry,Is there any connection between eye floaters and acute/recent hiv infection? Recently I began to see floaters in both eyes. I went to an Ophthalmologist and he said my eyes were completely healthy. He told me floaters are very common and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Floaters in the eye are not a symptom that would lead to concern about HIV infection. They are very, very common in the general population. Read more »

eye floaters - HIV?

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

eye floaters - HIV?

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

Dr. Bundy - Floaters?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Dr. Bundy why are eye floaters linked to HIV infection? Like many others on this site I began seeing numerous eye floaters following a potential exposure. 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 »