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Hiv And Its Effect On Eyes

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does hiv effect the eyes

will hiv effect the eyes...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is exclusively for the discussion of side effects of HIV therapy.... Read more »

eye nerve pressure due toHIV or side effects from meds

My little brother is HIV+ and is on meds, he went for an eye exam and there is some nerve pressure... Read more »

Steven Johnson Syndrome after effect, tearing eyes.

After taking HIV drugs for 2 weeks developed Steven Johnson Syndrome,was so severe, recovered but... Read more »
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Strange Changes Deep in the Eye Linked to HIV and Possibly Hepatitis C Virus

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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
Hi;
I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 1 month back. The condom... Read more »

Poz semen in eyes... Should I go on pep?

Posted by ATLmidtownie, 1 Reply
I have seen other questions about this but here goes. I hooked up with a guy last night whom I know is positive and we did nothing but jerk off. However, he came a bucket and some of it landed in both my eyes. I flushed my eyes with water and was... Read more »

HIV Infected Serum in Eye

Posted by Aurelie
I was uncapping serum specimens for HIV quant testing and tossing the caps into the biohazard bin. As I was tossing the cap of one specimen, it hit the side of the bin before falling in. I'm not sure if serum got into my eye from the cap because I... Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »