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Hiv And Conjunctivitis

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conjunctivitis and Hiv

Hi Doc,I was wondering if Conjunctivitis is a common symptom of HIV, or a side affect of Sustiva or related to another viral or bacterial reasons? If it is caused by HIV itself, what would cause it? a staph infection?Sorry one more question. Are...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Conjunctivitis is usually a self-limited viral infection that is completely unrelated to HIV infection itself. Even in the few instances when conjunctivitis is caused by a bacteria, it is still not related to HIV. As for staph infections (usually... Read more »

Recurring Conjunctivitis

HelloI've been taking Sustiva, Viread and Epivir since March 2005, and have to date had no... Read more »

Severe conjunctivitis

I just got over a bout with a severe case of bacterial conjunctivitis in my eyes. More precisely,... Read more »
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Tibotec Therapeutics

HIV/AIDS Update -- New Intelence Labeling: Severe Skin and Hypersensitivity Reactions

Dear Healthcare Professional: Tibotec Therapeutics , in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, would like to inform you of an important safety update to the Severe Skin Reactions WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS section (5.1) of the... Read more »
Tibotec Therapeutics

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Labeling Update for Prezista to Include 96-Week Data in HIV-1 Infected Adult Patients

Bridgewater, NJ -- Tibotec Therapeutics announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a labeling update for Prezista (darunavir) tablets to include 96-week data from the ARTEMIS and TITAN studies. Both ARTEMIS and... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Preventing and Controlling Chlamydia -- the Silent STI -- in People With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Chlamydia Risk Factors in People With and Without HIV How Chlamydia Sets Up Infection and Spreads Chlamydia Raises Risk of HIV Infection and Progression Screening and Testing for Chlamydia: Urine Is Not Enough ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

How Common Are STDs? STD Prevention and Treatment Bacterial STDs Viral STDs Parasitic STDs STDs Transmitted by Other Means Sequellae of STDs (Possible Complications) STDs and HIV STDs Increase Risk for HIV How HIV Impacts... Read more »
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Conjunctivitis/Pink Eye?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Woke up this morning with conjunctivitis/pink eye. I'm now 10-11 weeks post exposure. Treated for gonorrhea/chlamydia weeks ago (as a result of the exposure). I tested negative on a PCR at the time - doctor assured me it would have been positive... Read more »

Do you think my immune system is weak?

Posted by Worried12, 4 Replies
Im still battling with this. The conjunctivitis in my eye wont seem to stay gone. It goes away with medicine, but I t has came back a few times. And I have a cold sore. I thought that when you get one it means your immune system is down? And I have... Read more »

Not Stress or Anxiety

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Why is my body so screwed up? I think I have pink eye now, I have gotten a red, itchy eye two nights in a row. It didn't bother me all day but now it is killing me, normal visine seems to relieve it, does visine releive pink eye? I hope it does. If... Read more »

Possible HIV infection?

Posted by johnb82, 2 Replies
Hello. About 5 months ago I did something stupid and had unprotected sex with a girl I didn't know so well. Immediately after I got scared but hoped nothing bad had happened so I chose to neglect the situation. A little more than 6 weeks after that... Read more »