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I Have Cmv Does That Mean I Have Aids

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HIV and CMV (CMV)

Hi...My dad has been HIV+ for about 9 years now. He was diagnosed with ALL last year (which at this moment is currently in remission). He is currently taking maintence chemo pills and Atripla for his HIV. He was just told he has CMV. Is he in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,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 Read more »

CMV =AIDS?

My husband has tested positive for CMV. Does this necessarily mean he has HIV? How else does CMV... Read more »

When is CMV treatment necessary in AIDS patients?

My T-cell count dropped to 15 and my viral load was 800,000. I was then started on anti-viral... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...When the immune defenses are weak, CMV can attack several parts of the body. This can be caused by various diseases including HIV. Combination antiviral therapy has reduced the rate of CMV in people with HIV by 75%. However, about 5% of people... Read more »
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...by the time they turn 40. Almost all gay and bisexual men are infected with CMV, and more than 3 out of 4 people living with HIV carry the virus. CMV is the most common virus passed onto a pregnant woman's unborn baby. Most of the time, CMV does... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

AIDS-Related CMV

... What is CMV? People with HIV may get CMV disease. This page explains what CMV is. It also talks about medicines that can be used to help treat the disease Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oral Valganciclovir as Effective as IV Ganciclovir in Treating CMV Retinitis in AIDS Patients

...Martin and colleagues conclude. Back to other CDC news for April 12, 2002 Previous Updates  |  Search the CDC archive Read more »
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cmv ebv do i have hiv too

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
...i have cmv and ebv both vca igg positive in high levels but vca igm negative. do i seroconvert late for hive then. does it mean that i have hiv to. i have tested duo test for hiv out to 100 days. ?? Read more »

cmv retinitis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know if you could have CMV retinitus for years without showing any other signs of HIV or AIDS? I have read that it comes in the later stages, and I have had the symptoms for years but otherwise feel o.k Read more »

cmv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ive had all the hiv symptoms and tested neg at 4 months,but just tested pos for cmv.Ive heard with cmv the symptoms can be the same as hiv.Does anyone Read more »

cmv colitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is it possible to have cmv colitis when first infected within 3 months or is this something that happens later in disease and not in the ars stage. Read more »