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Eye Floaters After Touching Dried Blood 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 »

Very worried, blood in corner of eye

Dear Doctor,I have read answers to some "blood drops in the eye" questions and some say... Read more »

eye floaters - HIV?

Dr. Henry,Is there any connection between eye floaters and acute/recent hiv infection? Recently I... Read more »
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Desperate.dry mouth,dry eyes,peripheral neuropathy

Posted by paranoiafreak, 1 Reply
have been worried of contracting HIV.
I have had unprotected receptive anal sex last August 12, 2011 and i also had protected anal sex on October 12,2011.
On the last week of October, i started to feel chills everyday at night and i have stuffy nose... Read more »

HIV infection from dried blood?

Posted by panic05, 5 Replies
I got a question on HIV infection from dried blood. I know no one has been infected with HIV due to contact with toilet seat so far. But I am still worrying about its possibility.

Today, I went to a public washroom. After flushing the toilet, I... 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 »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »