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Hiv Eyelids Symptoms

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Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...mild that it goes unnoticed. Symptoms usually increase as anemia gets worse. Symptoms include: Severe fatigue (tiredness) Difficulty breathing Rapid heart rate Pale skin Decreased pinkness of the lips, gums, lining of the eyelids, nail beds, and palms Feeling cold Confusion or loss of concentration Dizziness or fainting Sadness or depression Anemia and HIV Anemia has always been a problem for HIV-positive people. Although the...
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Non stop eyelid twitching

You have helped me several times in the past and I am hoping you can do so again. Two months ago my left eyelid starting twitching and has continued every day since. I am on a regimen of lexiva/norvir/truvada for several years with great results. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Most cases of blepharspasm are benign. Eye lid twitching if fairly common on the genera lpopulation. Besides idiopathic (no cause found) cases, other causes include dry eyes, Read more »

Drooping Eyelids

Dear Dr. Henry:I am a 50 yr. old male, HIV+ since 1990 and quite healthy. I exercise regularly and watch my diet. Three to four years ago, lipoatrophy had started to take its toll on my face and somewhat on my legs. My doc changed my meds --...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I have no easy answers for drooping eyelids. Plastic surgeons deal with that complaint alot in the general population so you may request a consultation (though be prepared Read more »

drooping eye lid

Today I read an interesting article regarding-dropping eyelids. I am 44 and my right eye lid drops. I thought it was age related. In the March/april addition of pos/aware there was a reference to hiv causing this problem. Have you ever heard of...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...It would be unusual for a drooping eye lid tor be the only manifestation of HIV infection. One of the more common causes is Bell's palsy which occurs in general population Read more »

Extreme High Risk Please Respond will Donate Generously

Hello.Doctor I had unprotected sex with a street worker which i found out to be hiv postive, about 2 weeks later i devoloped soaking night sweats,fever,strep throat,white tongue, enlarged lymph nodes,in neck,under arms and groin area Went to the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sweats are persisting and you are developing other complaints tingling, burning, headaches, dry scalp, sores on your hands and eyelids, etc. you should see your physician for an evaluation. If no physical cause can be determined for some or all... Read more »
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I may have got aids

Posted by lacsys
... I have a swollen eyelid and the runs 7 days after having protected sex does this sound like aids. what If the condom did not mowrk? Read more »

Swollen lymph node after unprotected sex

Posted by mojo999, 1 Reply
...today, I have spoken to her and she advised that a day after we had unprotected sex (6 days ago) she developed a swollen upper eyelid. Please advice if this is a symptom of HIV. I am desperate and will be having a test done next week. We have... Read more »

Sticky Eyelids

Posted by marpar, 2 Replies
...of unprotected vaginal sex (I am male) that took place about 9 1/2 weeks ago I have been having what I consider to be sticky eyelids where it feels like they are almost sweaty. This started about 4 weeks after this incident and has been going on... Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...this but still: There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting symptoms, many related to HIV and still repetitively testing negative. Especially with people complaining of Parasthesias other mild... Read more »