The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App 
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Ask the Experts About

Safe Sex and HIV PreventionSafe Sex and HIV Prevention
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

Need question answered, asked a few times, please

Feb 6, 2011

1. Can co-infection with CMV affect your HIV test?

2. Is it possible that a 6 month test would not be accurate due to being infected with both viruses at the same time. I have had oral thrush for over two months, I had the worst flu of my life at 15-16 weeks after 102-103 fever, sore throat, headaches , muscle pains. Now I am having pain near my liver area and my enzymes are up to ALT 90, AST 62. I have tested negative for hep A, B, and C. I am pretty sure that the source of my liver pain is CMV infection and with the Thrush and other symptoms could it be affecting my HIV results? Please help

Response from Dr. Frascino


1. Nope.

2. Nope.

If you tested HIV negative at six months, HIV is not your problem. No way. No how.

I'd suggest you follow up with your general internal medicine doctor for further evaluation of your symptoms and abnormal laboratory tests. However, rest assured HIV is not the cause, OK?

Good luck. Be well.

Dr. Bob

The cure for HIV ...when is it coming

  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS



This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint