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yellow spots on eyes

Hi,I was wondering if small yellow spots on the eye itself could be a symptom of HIV. Can contacts cause this?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Small yellow spots on the eyes doesn't sound like HIV. I don't know if contacts can cause this-- you should check with an optometrist or an opthalmologist (eye doctor).... Read more »

tiny pimple like red spots around my eyes

Im a 40 year old male who first tested HIV+ in November 2007, with a CD4% of 11% and VL of 56000.... Read more »

Red Spot appearing in eye

Hello docs. I have been hiv pos for 10yrs and have been on many meds which has resulted in alot of... Read more »
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Cheap, Ultra-Sensitive Color Test Spots Early HIV, Cancer

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A Look at Black Gay HIV Activism, Through a Veteran's Eyes

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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Maryland: City Offers New HIV Testing; Procedure Detects Virus Earlier, Could Identify "Hot Spots" Where It Is Spread

Baltimore's switch from conventional HIV antibody testing to RNA-based testing could help authorities diagnose new cases more quickly, aiding prevention efforts. Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, the city's health commissioner, said the more sophisticated test... Read more »
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White spots on eyes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I've just tested positive. I've read somewhere that white spots over eyes (vision) is somethign related to it but cant find the page I seen it on.

Does anyone know anything on this? Would really apprechiate any help Read more »

Wool spots or floaters!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
To tell people that floaters or wool spots are nothing is BS! HIV retnopathy can occur very early in the infection Read more »

OCD, eye, and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Dear all,
I am 30 years old and suffer from OCD. Contamination fears and everything. Here is what happened last saturday. I was at a laundromat washing my clothes. I went to the bathroom and washed my hands.
I used a lot of soap because of my... Read more »

spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey. First i want to say that my risk was really low(licked a girl's pussy, tho i had a blister on my lip), and it was 2 months ago. I did not suffer any symptoms except for these spots. about 30 days after exposure a redish spot the size of a... Read more »