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Ringing In Ears Due To Hiv Medication

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Ear ringing

Hi there,Over (at least) the past six months I have had constant ear ringing in both my ears. When I mentioned this to my HIV doc, she said she had received some similar recent complaints from other patients.I am currently on Kaletra tabs and...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I am not at all aware of this being a side effect of the medications you are taking. The first step I would take would be to have a good ENT examination performed along with a hearing test. This will establish whether there is a physical basis for... Read more »

Persistent Ringing in the Ears

Hi, Doctors! I've been looking through your archives for an answer to this question and I... Read more »

ringing in ears for two years

I'm HIV and HEP C positive. I've been for nearly 9 years now. I've never been on... Read more »
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A researcher with Weill Cornell Medical College has developed a vaginal ring that releases microbicides and could prevent HIV and unplanned pregnancies, ANI/ Times of India reports. Brij Saxena -- a professor of reproductive biology and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaginal Ring Protects Monkeys Against AIDS Virus, Study Shows

Macaques receiving a vaginal ring containing the experimental HIV drug MIV-150 were 83 percent less likely to become infected with simian HIV compared with those getting placebo rings, a study by researchers at the New York-based Population Council... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines Trial in Africa of Long-Acting Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention

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U.S. National Institutes of Health

NIH to Test Dapivirine Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention in Women

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Black Rings

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have Black rings around my eyes, like stress bags, but all the way around my eye. My question being: What could this be a symptom of? I have taken a blood test and the results were negitive, the 90 day test I havn't taken yet. I have talked... Read more »

To unlucky: Blocked ears

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Unlucky,

How are you doing? I am still going to test at 9 and 12 months because of persisting symptoms, in particular blocked ears. I remember you said you had a similar problem - I just wondered if you could tell me how long your ears felt... Read more »