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Hiv And Light Sensitivity

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Light sensitivity

Hi, how are you? I am currently taking Atripla and Dapsone. On Mar. 13, 2007 I noticed that my right had an extreme sensitivity to light. So much so that my physical reaction was to get away from the light all together and my symptoms only became...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...as a problem for skin exposure but sometimes patients have complained of eye sensitivity. I recommend discussing with your HIV specialist and consider seeing an opthalmologist if eye complaints persist/worsen. KH Read more »

HIV meds and Photophobia

Hello, I've started HAART (Isentress, Epivir, and Tenofovir) for almost 2 weeks and have noticed... Read more »

sensitivity to light

Im wondering why I am so sensitive to light....I tend to stay indoors now in fact all the time, if... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Viral Load Tests

...Numbers Mean? Are There Problems With the Viral Load Test? What Is Viral Load? The viral load test measures the amount of HIV virus in your blood. There are different techniques for doing this: The PCR ( p olymerase c hain r... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

St. John's Wort (Hypericin)

... What Is St. John's Wort? What Are the Benefits of St. John's Wort? Why Do People With HIV Use St. John's Wort? How Is St. John's Wort Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It Interact With Other Therapies? Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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IS THERE SUCH THING AS HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
As per the title, is there really such a thing? Read more »

Hiv 1/2 reliability vs Hiv-2 stand alone test ?

Posted by SRCHFRANS34, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know the % of accuracy for Hiv-2 antibody detection with current Elisa 1/2 antibody tests ? Some of the 4-5 year old posted answers in the archives say 70% Read more »

4th Generation HIV Test

Posted by Trophy
...laboratory methods are available to screen blood, diagnose infection, and monitor disease progression in individuals infected by HIV. These tests can be classified into those that: (a) detect antibody, (b) identify antigen, (c) detect or monitor... Read more »

Desperately seeking answers

Posted by scared_stiff_to, 5 Replies
...date), a few sporadic night sweats, mild headaches (7 weeks to date), slight weight loss, fatigue, malaise (7 weeks to date), light sensitivity (7 weeks to date), dry mouth (7 weeks to date), swollen glands in the neck (7 weeks to date, about pea... Read more »