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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 Read more »

RNA testing in conjunction with HIV test

Hello Dr. Bob,I would really appreciate it if you could help me. I have had tests done at six and... Read more »

Ocular Worried

Hello Dr Bob.I had a minimum risk exposure (oral receptive) recently. About 6 weeks later I have... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Caribbean Broadcast Media Partnership Launches HIV/AIDS Education Campaign in Conjunction With Cricket World Cup

... The Caribbean Broadcast Media Partnership on HIV/AIDS on Thursday in advance of the Cricket World Cup opening launched LIVE UP -- the first pan-Caribbean campaign led by broadcasters Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Rescriptor

...complete potential side effects and interactions. Doctor Rescriptor (delavirdine) was approved for the treatment of HIV infection in 1997. The dosing regimen of this antiretroviral is a good example of the large number of pills that had... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Viramune

...needed if they are taken at the same time. Kaletra should be increased to three tablets twice a day in people who previously took HIV drugs. Use caution with anti-convulsants: Dilantin (phenytoin), phenobarbital, and Tegretol (carbamazepine). The... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Intelence

...reduction in people with drug resistance to Sustiva or Viramune, although it may work better in Sustiva failures (where the HIV mutation K103N is more likely present, and which does not affect Intelence activity). Intelence is generally... Read more »
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Sticky Eyelids

Posted by marpar, 2 Replies
...that have been there for quite some time now as well. Anyone ever heard of this "sticky eyelid" situation with newly infected hiv? Read more »

Chronic Red Eye

Posted by Anonym, 1 Reply
...Are red eyes typically found in HIV pos individuals? Read more »

Conjunctivitis/Pink Eye?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...been infected. BUT whenever something new surfaces I panic. Has anyone ever heard of pink eye being associated with early HIV infection? Thanks. Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Exploring: NIAID, NIH, U.S. DHHS March 2005 HIV Infection and AIDS: An Overview INTRODUCTION AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) was first reported in the United States Read more »