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Hiv And Vision Loss

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hiv & vision loss

I have had the virus since 1992 and within the last three months I am starting to have serious vision loss. I love to read, but lately I can not read due to the blurred vision. Three years ago my vision was tested and it was 20/20. In the last...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...You need a general health and eye focused evaluation to look for non-HIV conditions like diabetes, glaucoma, or cataracst as well as HIV status assessment (ie if CD4 count is low such as < 100 then Read more »

Vision loss in ARS/early infection

Is it possible to have visual deficits shortly after ARS (weeks)?I have noticed blurred vision and... Read more »


i am hiv positive and i discovered it two years back when i started suffering from certain... Read more »
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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, September 22, 2009

...Canadian cities -- and international locales. COINFECTIONS & COMPLICATIONS OF HIV/HIV MEDICATIONS   HIV and Vision Loss I have had the virus since 1992 and within the last three months I have started to experience... Read more »
Women Alive

Eye Problems

...concerned about their vision (either before theyexperience problems or when they have a confirmeddiagnosis), the services of the HIV and Vision LossProgram at The Center for the Partially Sighted comeinto play. This program provides optometric... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...Lipodystrophy means abnormal fat changes. It is used to describe a number ofunwanted changes in body fat that are experienced by many HIV+ people.Lipodystrophy can also include changes in fat and sugar levels in the blood ofHIV+ people. Although... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


...experience blistering, mouth lesions, conjunctivitis (redness or inflammation of the eye, which if untreated may result in permanent vision loss), swelling, muscle or joint aches, fever or malaise (general ill feeling), you should stop the... Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...swallowing * Mental symptoms such as confusion and forgetfulness * Severe and persistent diarrhea * Fever * Vision loss * Nausea, abdominal cramps, and vomiting * Weight loss and extreme fatigue * Severe headaches ... Read more »

Late presenter......

Posted by Anonymous, 15 Replies would be very much appreciated. I live in quite a remote part of Scotland in the UK, and there is nothing in the way of HIV support networks for many miles, hence the reason I came to post on The Body. I would be very grateful if anyone... Read more »

Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been getting several Apthous mouth sores the last month. I got 2 in the last 4 weeks and I am going crazy!! I have a negative elisa at 5 months. I had protected sex with a prostitute in Cancun... Am I seroconverting? I am also getting... Read more »