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Hiv And Eyes

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HIV Via Eye

Hi,Doctor Bob - I have some questions. I was watching at the Sydney Mardi Gras the other night. I am worried about these 2 things:1. I think a mosquito flew into my eye.2. I was sitting next to a person who had bare feet. He had walked through...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,"Can I catch HIV from either of these scenarios . . ."? No, silly Sheila, of course not. If HIV were transmitted that easily, it would have wiped Read more »

hiv and eye problems

I have been recently diagnosed with hiv, and since then I have had intermittant times when my eyes... Read more »

HIV & eye twitching???

In the last month or so I have been having an almost constant twitch in my lower lid of my left... Read more »
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 Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Keeping an Eye on HIV Treatment: From Substance Abuse to Side Effects

...drinking? A: Are you annoyed when asked to stop drinking? G: Do you feel guilty about your drinking? E: Do you need an eye-opener drink when you get up in the morning? Care for an alcoholic patient must be supportive and nonjudgmental, yet... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Delaware: HIV Testing Eyed for Accused Sex Offenders

...Legislature, an accused sex offender would have to submit -- in response to a court order or a request by the alleged victim -- to HIV testing within 48 hours of arrest. As deemed appropriate, defendants -- including those who initially test... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ugandan Health Minister Muhwezi Eyes Cuba for HIV/AIDS Drugs lower their prices," he said. Back to other CDC news for October 17, 2002 Previous Updates  |  Search the CDC archive Read more »
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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
...doc I have not seen any visible signs of blood on her lips when I have started kissing. After 2 days i had an ache near to my eyes(Upper side due to sinusitis blockage).That pain withered away within 5days.Then I had no problem for sometime.Now... Read more »

OCD, eye, and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...soap) with fresh water. I did I put my hands under the water and rinsed my nose. As I did this, I through some water inside my eye. now I am afraid that if that stain was blood, then I may have become infected with HIV, because I touched the... Read more »

HIV Optic Neuropathy

Posted by toper3
...Has anyone hear of this Eye condition? Has anyone ever had problems with there eyes as a result of HIV??--after ruling out EVERYTHING ELSE Read more »


Posted by anxiousone1, 1 Reply
...the three-month waiting period. Anyway the test came back negative for HIV and syphyllis (sp). Now I am have trouble with my eyes (iritis) and read online that it can be cause by HIV/AIDS. It is chronic so my eye doctor ordered several blood... Read more »