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red eyes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Are red eyes a symptom of HIV?
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Diarreha and red eyes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know if diarreha and eye redness are a symptom of hiv or any other std?

I was told no risk 5 weeks ago from frottage with boxesrs on and later masturbating on massesuses breasts. Now I have the above symptoms. I went to opthalmologis... Read more »

Chronic Red Eye

Posted by Anonym, 1 Reply
Are red eyes typically found in HIV pos individuals? Read more »

can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
Hi;
I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 1 month back. The condom... Read more »

swollen veins and red eyes (getting really down)

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had a risky encounter in october 2005 and after 2 months having what seemed to be strong ARS symtpoms, and another 5 months feeling terrible in bed, I'm now , after 10 months, starting to get out of bed. I still feel dreadful though, my glands are... Read more »
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tiny pimple like red spots around my eyes

Im a 40 year old male who first tested HIV+ in November 2007, with a CD4% of 11% and VL of 56000. Was tested again 10 weeks later in February 2008 with CD4% of 10% and VL of 175000. I started treatment immediately, with Sustiva + Viread +...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Andrew,Unfortunately I cannot diagnose the cause of your "red spots" over the Internet without the benefit of an examination. Could they be related to HIV? Certainly it's possible. If the dermatologist you saw was unable to... Read more »

Red Eye

I am having a recurring "red" eye, which generally will last 2-3 weeks. Is this something common among HIV infected patients? My physician has not been able to give me a complete answer. Can someone "e" me a response:...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
There are many possible reasons for a red eye. You don't mention whether the eye is painful or not, or whether you have been treated and what your response to treatment was. Red eyes are not specifically associated with HIV except for a... Read more »

Red Spot appearing in eye

Hello docs. I have been hiv pos for 10yrs and have been on many meds which has resulted in alot of resistance over the years. I am currently on Videx, Saquinavir, Viread, Epivir, Kaletra, Fuzeon, Acyclovir, Paxil, Wellbutrin, Trazsodone (for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Sometimes people spontaneously develop a sub-conjunctival hematoma (a small blood vessel leaks blod out under the saran wrap covering of the eye ball) that looks scary but usually is not serious. Evaluation by your HIV doc or eye specialist is... Read more »

Red Eyes and Atripla

I have been using Atripla for about four months now. I am also on Valtrex. I saw an earlier question, Q194966, that asked about red eyes caused by Atripla. The answer then, was no. I was wondering if there is any new research. Since being on...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The serious form of eye swelling/redness linked to Atripla would generally relate to diffuse hypersensitivity reaction (usually with significant rash and other symptoms) which becomes more threatening if mucous membrane surfaces (mouth/eyes) are... Read more »
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