CMV Infection In New Born Baby
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University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolAll pregnant women transfer their antibodies to their babies during pregnancy. The majority of this antibody transfer occurs in the last trimester of pregnancy which is why babies born very prematurely have very low levels of mothers antibodies. All... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESDear Expt Husby,Babies born to HIV+ women can be HIV negative if the mother- about 30% of such children are HIV negative even without medical intervention. This number drops dramatically if the mother and child have access to HIV medications-... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Because your dad is HIV positive and now has CMV (cytomegalovirus), he meets the definition for AIDS. I'll reprint below some information about CMV from the archives. I encourage you to review the wealth of information on this site. It... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineIf your CMV infection isn't active, then you are unlikely to pass it on to your baby. (By the way, your mother didn't come into contact with chicken pox and then gave you CMV, she got infected with CMV somehow and the infection was passed... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesNeed some advice here guys....just been diagnosed month ago. I'm 22yrs & I've read lots of people who've been living with this virus for more than 10yrs...what is the secret? Was shocked when I heard the results but there is one thing that I... Read more »
Posted by JamieLEEWhat is Cytomegalovirus, (CMV)?
CMV is a common virus that infects most people at some time during their lives but rarely causes obvious illness. It is a member of the herpes virus family. Other members of the herpes virus family cause chickenpox,... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesWould someone know how many if any babies hiv infected by breast milk?
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI have aids and currently 43 tcells had CMV AND KS and was diagnoss with aids last december been pos17 years jan 21st.
I think the CMV is coming back my sight in my left eye is growing worse. Has anybody ever had CMV did you over come it. I Did last... Read more »
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