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What Are The Visual Symptoms Of HIV

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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EXTREMELY IMPORTANT HIV TRANSMISSION QUESTION

Doc. Bob,Do OCDers worry about throwing things away???? Please answer!!!!!!!!!!!!!Madge
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...become so remote as to be nonexistent. Regarding your "symptoms" the following morning, these were definitely not HIV related, as HIV symptoms take weeks, not hours or days, to show up! I'm glad to hear you live in a safe gated neighborhood. If... Read more »

Signs and Symptoms

Why does my doctor want me to report headaches with nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain with visual changes? What can this mean if I have these symptoms and are taking HIV meds?
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
If you develop such symptoms along with a headache, the cause of the headache may be more serious. This could be a sign of pressure on your brain due to an infection or some other condition. Some opportunistic infections such as toxoplasmosis or... Read more »

Dumpster...

Dear Dr. Frascino, I hope you'll find the time to answer this question as my anxiety is getting to pretty high levels. I have OCD and one of my obsessions is that I might have thrown something/somebody into a dumpster. I know it's absurd, but in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...become so remote as to be nonexistent. Regarding your "symptoms" the following morning, these were definitely not HIV related, as HIV symptoms take weeks, not hours or days, to show up! I'm glad to hear you live in a safe gated neighborhood. If... Read more »

Early HIV Visual Changes (Revised)

Dr. Feinberg, Thank you for posting my viewpoint a few weeks ago. I have since done more research and have subsequently revised my hypothesis.OBSERVATION: A large percentage of recently infected HIV patients develop cobweb-type floaters.PROBABLE...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I have not seen acutely or recently-infected individuals who have complained about floaters. In general, I don't think it's accurate to say that floaters are common in early HIV infection. I have not seen floaters listed as a typical symptom of... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...someone is "tweaking" or using meth include grinding teeth, obsessive picking of the face or body, hallucinations (auditory or visual), euphoria, extreme energy, no sleep for 2-3 days, dramatic weight loss, paranoia, and aggressive behavior. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Marijuana

...However, it has not been clearly linked to lung cancer. Smoked or eaten marijuana can disrupt balance, physical coordination and visual perception. This can make it dangerous to drive a car or operate machinery. Some people feel stoned (very... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...Illustrations of How HIV Works How Your Immune System Works History of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Origins of HIV What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Read more »
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Older People and HIV

...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
And for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work! This is maybe not the right place to do this but still: There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long... Read more »

Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD? Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same... Read more »

Please help faith, Gman Bill, Ravi or anyone else!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...rashes on ankles and my right ankle became swollen, and still is swollen! I have also had numerous problems with ulcers and visual floaters. Also, which is depressing me the most my hair has been falling out since about 13 weeks after exposure. I... Read more »

Worried well with alarming symptoms, few questions

Posted by scaredstiff, 4 Replies
...possible to experience a noticeable increase in eye floaters this soon after exposure? 8. Is it possible to experience early symptoms of HIV disaese this soon after possible infection without ever having a fever? If yes, how likely is it? I... Read more »