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Hiv And Double Vision

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DOUBLE VISION

IN 2005 I WAS HOSPITALIZED WITH PCP PNEUMONIA AND AN AIDS DIAGNOSIS. I CURRENTLY TAKE KALETRA, TRUVADA, CYMBALTA, VICODIN,PROTONIX AND MARINOL FOR MY VARIOUS SYMPTOMS AND SIDE EFFECTS. IN THE PAST SIX MONTHS I HAVE HAD INCREASINGLY FREQUENT BOUTS...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
The visual disturbances you describe are interesting. I am fairly certain they do NOT relate to your antiviral medications. I am not sure if some damage was done while your immune system was at its weakest, and this is something I would... Read more »

on meds get double vision

hi 6 days into meds, getting nightmares, lack of sleep, fatigue and some mornings my vision is... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Vision Report Finds Young Brides at Risk of Contracting HIV/AIDS

A report recently released by World Vision has found that girls in developing countries who marry before age 18 -- whose numbers are expected to double to 100 million in the next 10 years -- are at an increased risk of HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Prevalence in Northern Uganda Almost Double National Average Because of Conflict, Rape as Weapon of War

The HIV/AIDS prevalence rate in Northern Uganda is nearly twice as high as the national average and is continuing to increase because of a "brutal" conflict in the region and the use of rape as a weapon of war, according to a World Vision report ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Government Should Double Global Health Spending by 2012, IOM Report Says

President-elect Barack Obama's administration and Congress should double annual U.S. international health aid to $15 billion by 2012, and Obama should appoint a senior official to work with a White House committee for coordinating such aid with... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

To Double, or Not to Double?

Ten years ago, TAG was one of the only voices calling for the nation to double its investment in biomedical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). We felt that if NIH grew as a whole, the AIDS research enterprise would benefit from... Read more »
Connect With Others

Change if Vision

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Whats this Change in Vision symptoms of HIV ? they say you see flash's of light can anyone help me with this ? i get these flashes all the time Read more »

Question about Vision changes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What are the associated vision problems with being hiv positive?

Thanks! Read more »

Double blessings ?

Posted by riverprincess, 1 Reply
Now I have learned to live with a deal with being hiv for over 20 years , No problem. But now to deal ith this peri-menopause is for the birds of a differnt feather. I am a bit confused due to lack of having anyone to compare notes with. The... Read more »

Infection from a double blood draw?

Posted by litebrite, 1 Reply
The articles I've been looking at have been outdated or in a slightly different scenario from what I've experienced, but I'm still concerned.

Last week, I went in for a medical examination that required an HIV test. I had taken one 3 months prior and... Read more »