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Floaters Worried It Could Be AIDS

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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. KH 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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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 »

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 »

My foolish mistake...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Has anyone else experienced Eye Floaters after a potential exposure? On a drunken night I was horny and instead of just masturbating and getting it over with I decided Read more »

Stop the worrying before it ends you...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...When I got back from my trip I immediately began scouring the net for any and all information I could find on the subject of eye floaters. I even went to 3 different Opthamologists (1 was a retina specialist) which said my eyes retinas were fine... Read more »