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Hiv Aids And Eyes

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zimbabwe: In the Eye of the HIV/AIDS Storm

Young sex workers in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second-largest city, are seeing a spike in HIV infections as a general wariness of condom use continues. Even if they were keen about it, the teens typically have little leverage to negotiate protection... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ugandan Health Minister Muhwezi Eyes Cuba for HIV/AIDS Drugs

Ugandan Health Minister Brig. Jim Muhwezi said on Tuesday he would discuss the possibility of manufacturing antiretroviral drugs in Uganda with the Cuban government. Muhwezi, who met Cuban Ambassador to Uganda Ricardo A. Dawza at the ministry... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

Interventions to prevent and control HIV among China's high-risk groups should grow to 90 percent coverage by 2015, according to a five-year plan adopted by the State Council AIDS Working Committee, which met Friday. Vice Premier Li Keqiang listed... Read more »
Ask the Experts

risk of exposure to eyes (EYE EXPOSURE) (SEMEN and EYE CONTACT)

I have read two different responses on your boad about the risk of getting semen in your eyes. I did something stupid and was jerking a guy and when he ejaculated, some go in my eyes. I wiped with a tissue and then immediately rinsed with water....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,As you might imagine, you are not the only one who has experienced this "occupational hazard." I'll reprint just a few of the many posts from the archives that address this topic.Are you at "high risk"? No.Is there some... Read more »

AIDS and it's relation to eye disease ie: glaucoma

Does AIDS or HIV affect the retinal nerve or is it in any way related to glaucoma? Also, does using methamphetamines on a regular basis while HIV positive increase the likelihood of glaucoma (if it is not a complication of AIDS)? This person is...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
HIV has nothing to do with glaucoma, which is increased pressure in the eye that can cause loss of vision. I am not aware that amphetamines increase the chance of developing glaucoma -- they have activities similar to drugs that are used for... Read more »

aids through liquid in eyes

I am a cashier and I frequently deal with many people. I also happen to have ocd so this may seem ridiculous but it would ease my mind if you could help me. I was checking out a customer and I felt liquid in my eye as I picked up an item. It was...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
It must be tough to have obsessive compulsive disorder in an age of AIDS. Wow. But this time I think you can let go of the concern. There are a few obscure cases of HIV from fluid spills to the eye, but the fluid was blood from an HIV-infected... Read more »

Can you contract AIDS through the eye?

I am a Dental Hygienist and I got spritzed in the eye with plaque which was contaminated with some blood while I was flossing my patient. Is it possible to contract the AIDS virus through the eye?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is possible to get certain types of infections through contact with your eye. This is one reason why medical providers will wear some sort of goggles or glasses when engaging in work like surgery or dentistry. The lining inside your eye... Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
Hi;
I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 1 month back. The condom... 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 »

red eyes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Are red eyes a symptom of HIV?
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Diarreha and red eyes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know if diarreha and eye redness are a symptom of hiv or any other std?

I was told no risk 5 weeks ago from frottage with boxesrs on and later masturbating on massesuses breasts. Now I have the above symptoms. I went to opthalmologis... Read more »