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Eye Floaters Could I Have AIDS

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Eye Floaters!!!!!

Please excuse me if this question was posted elsewhere, I had a risky encounter 9 months ago with someone whose HIV status is unknown. He penetrated me which I stopped almost immediately without ejaculation.I had a sore throat and ear infection a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is unlikely that eye floaters would be related to HIV infection, especially in the time frame that you are talking about. Regardless of your serostatus, you should have any eye problems that you are experiencing checked out by a specialist.RMK... Read more »

eye floaters - HIV?

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

Eye Floaters

Hi Dr. Jackson,Thanks for your valuable input to this forum. I had a question about eye floaters.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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China Eyes 90 Percent Coverage of HIV/AIDS Interventions Among High-Risk Populations

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Floater survey

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
How many of you experience floaters? are they small or big? in just one eye?
No, i don't believe that floaters are caused by ARS but i still wanted to ask.
Thank You

Not That Anonymous

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To Johnny re: floaters

Posted by Anonymous
About 5 months after a possible exposure I began to see floaters in both eyes so can definitely relate to the pain and anguish you are feeling. I immediately began to think HIV was the cause. What else could possible cause this misery? And... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What do eye floaters look like and do they occur in early hiv infection? Thanks

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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. I began to research this on various HIV forums and it seemed to pop up on each site I... Read more »