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Is Light Sensitivity Symptom Of HIV

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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
Dapsone can cause a light hypersensitivity that is usually reported 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... Read more »

Rob or Bob?

firstly thanks for all you work regarding this worthy cause! Your posts have given me plenty of... Read more »

I dont really know what to do, pls. help me Dr. Bob

Hi Dr. Bob,I am writing you the fifth time already. I know you cant answer any question however... Read more »
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