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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 »

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 »

OCD, eye, and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Dear all,
I am 30 years old and suffer from OCD. Contamination fears and everything. Here is what happened last saturday. I was at a laundromat washing my clothes. I went to the bathroom and washed my hands.
I used a lot of soap because of my... Read more »
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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 »

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 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

Goodday Doctor, thank you for all the answers you providing to us,I have been on ARV'S medication for a period of 2 years now and since iv started taking them my eyes have became red and never stops till at this moment,i would like to know if...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your post.Having red eyes is not generally a side effect of HIV medications, nor a common complication of the virus. Nevertheless, there could be an underlying medical issue, or at the least something that could be addressed by... Read more »
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