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floaters ,floaters and more floaters

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi all,my questin is reguarding flaoters,i have them and they are like quite bad when i look at something bright like sunlight or snow,well i have tested neg at 4 months for hiv 1-2,also took test for hiv 1 again,neg,my question is can hiv 2 cause... Read more »

floaters?

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What are floaters?

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Eye Floaters?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I read many questions on here regarding these Eye Floaters, would some please put this to rest. Are these or are they not a symptom related to ARS Read more »

floaters, please respond

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've been seeing new eye floaters in both eyes since three weeks after my exposure. Does anyone know whether it is linked to hiv? Please help, I'm going crazy here.

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Dr. Bundy - Floaters?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dr. Bundy why are eye floaters linked to HIV infection? Like many others on this site I began seeing numerous eye floaters following a potential exposure. I began to research this on various HIV forums and it seemed to pop up on each site I... Read more »
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eye floaters - HIV?

Dr. Henry,Is there any connection between eye floaters and acute/recent hiv infection? Recently I began to see floaters in both eyes. I went to an Ophthalmologist and he said my eyes were completely healthy. He told me floaters are very common and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Floaters in the eye are not a symptom that would lead to concern about HIV infection. They are very, very common in the general population. KH... Read more »

eye floaters - HIV?

Dr. Fisher,Is there any connection between eye floaters and acute/recent hiv infection? Recently I began to see floaters in both eyes. I went to an Ophthalmologist and he said my eyes were completely healthy. He told me floaters are very common and...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
I would agree that floaters could be related to CMV, but it is extremely unlikely that you have HIV-related CMV. The ELISA tests are very accurate especially if your last exposure was 8 months ago. If your ophthalmologist says your eyes are... Read more »

floaters

Dr. MoyleWhat causes eye floaters in the context of an active Hiv infection?...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Floaters are tiny, dark, shadowy spots that appear in front of your eye. They are quite common and are more likely to develop as the eyes get older. Floaters may appear as small dots or strands. You may notice lots of floaters in your vision or just... Read more »

Eye Floaters: Holistic Approaches

My acupuncturist discussed eye floaters with me today.She says that, in Chinese Medicine, it's an indicator of liver imbalance.Makes sense. We people with HIV and meds have a lot of work going on in the liver.Not that this is the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Interesting observation-I am not aware of a clear link between floaters and an increased rate of liver problems. KH... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Data From 28 States Suggest Federal Syphilis Elimination Efforts Have Had Significant Impact on Syphilis Rates

In 1998, following a decade of declining syphilis rates, CDC provided the first funding for syphilis elimination to 25 states and three cities 1 with the highest remaining syphilis rates or with a high probability for a resurgence of the disease.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coverage of Antenatal Syphilis Screening and Predictors for Not Being Screened in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

The authors conducted the current study to assess the syphilis control program in Mongolia and to measure the coverage of antenatal syphilis screening and identify factors related to women not being screened. The researchers reviewed antenatal care... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: Dual Syphilis-HIV Cases on Rise in Cleveland, County -- New Syphilis Diagnoses Mostly Men Under 35

While new syphilis reports increased only slightly in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County in 2010, the number of people diagnosed with both HIV and syphilis is rising. Cuyahoga County recorded 159 new syphilis cases last year, just one case more than... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and MSM (Men Who Have Sex With Men)

What is syphilis? How common is syphilis? How do people get syphilis? What are the signs and symptoms in adults? Why should MSM be concerned about syphilis? How is syphilis diagnosed? What is the link between syphilis and HIV? What is... Read more »