Feb 7, 2000
My husband had a kidney/pancreas transplant in Nov. 1999. In Jan. 2000 he was put in the hospital with cmv. With the anti-rejection medicines he takes can he have a relapse with cmv in the near future?
Response from Dr. Feinberg
Transplant specialists can modify the degree of immunosuppressive drugs when someone develops an OI like CMV so that the patient can get better from the infection. Because transplant recipients are immunosuppressed for life, there is no absolute guarantee that this or other problems will not crop up. There is medicine that your husband can take, such as oral ganciclovir, that will help keep his CMV under control despite the continued immunosuppression.
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