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Is Floaters A Symptom Of Acute HIV Infection

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Coinfection and HIV (Donation Guarenteed) please answer ASAP!

Dear Dr. Bob, I have to say you have been my close friend over all this stressful period but now cant hold it anymore without contacting you. I practiced safe sex around 6 month ago, I know safe sex include no risk of HIV transmission. But what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...bit tipsy."Next, symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. The vast, vast majority of eye floaters have absolutely nothing to do with HIV. Your ophthalmologist told you your eyes are fine! You should... Read more »

eye floaters - HIV?

Dr. Henry,Is there any connection between eye floaters and acute/recent hiv infection? Recently I... Read more »

Eye Floaters

Hi Dr. Jackson,Thanks for your valuable input to this forum. I had a question about eye floaters. ... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...HIV-infected children and childrenwho were HIV-exposed through birth to an HIV-infected mother." Dr. Mofenson said. In recent years, HIV infection has increased among adolescents. "We hope that doctors and clinicians make use of these new... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic

...of 28 co-infected MSM (25 percent). Of the 28 co-infected men, only five reported any history of injection drug use (IDU). HIV infection, IDU, fisting, and use of gamma hydroxyl butyrate (GHB) were found to be significantly associated with HCV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...OIs continue to cause considerable morbidity and mortality for three primary reasons: 1) many patients are unaware of their HIV infection and seek medical care when an OI becomes the initial indicator of their disease; 2) certain patients are... Read more »
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Eye Floaters - the debate continues...please help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...The Eye Floater debate continues. Anyone who has experienced the sudden onset of eye floaters following what they perceive to be a potential Read more »

Some Info on ARS, Seroconversion and the Rest

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...treatment, AND YOU WON'T BE THE ONE TO GET THESE SYMPTOMS RIGHT NOW. For instance, people (like myself) do start worrying about eye floaters. I have them right now. They have probably read that eye floaters occur in HIV+ people. It is true, they... Read more »

symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is inflamed tonsils a symptom of ARS? What about increased eye floaters? Read more »

My foolish mistake...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Has anyone else experienced Eye Floaters after a potential exposure? On a drunken night I was horny and instead of just masturbating and getting it over with I decided Read more »