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Eye Floaters Worried It Could Be AIDS

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eye floaters - HIV?

Dr. Sullivan,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...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
I agree with your eye docter; there is nothing to be concerned about. JLS.... Read more »

Eye Floaters - HIV?

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

Eye Floaters - HIV?

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

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 »

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 »