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 »

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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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