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Acute Cytomegalovirus Symptoms

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AIDS InfoNet

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

... What Is CMV? How Is CMV Treated? Can CMV Be Prevented? How Do I Choose a Treatment for CMV? The Bottom Line What Is CMV? Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is an opportunistic infection. The virus is very common. Between 50% and 85% of the US population tests positive for CMV by the time they are 40 years old. A healthy immune system keeps this virus in check. When the immune defenses
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CMV

Dr.What is CMV? how is it transmitted? and what are the symptoms? Thank you
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...CMV is cytomegalovirus. It can be transmitted by blood/body fluids or other close contacts like in daycare centers. ACute infection can present with Read more »

acute hep vs hiv

Hello.I have had unusual symptoms that even have my doc stumped... starting 2 weeks ago, I would wake with horrible arthritis in my knuckles, wrists, knees, ankles (I've never had any history of this)... by late morning, it would clear... however by...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...acute HCV infection due to the level of abnormality of the ALT, which is usually related to one of the viral hepatitis viruses. CMV and EBV can also cause hepatitis, but not usually of this level either. Read more »

ACUTE RETROVIRAL SYNDROME WITH STDS?

MR. Sowadsky: My question is the following: Do you get acute retroviral syndrome when you get infected with anyother std besides hiv? I tested negative for hiv after 4 month of a high risk exposure, but I tested positive for cmv. I had very acute...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...found in the post,"How is herpes transmitted exactly...fluid mucosal contact?"In regard to the symptoms associated with CMV (Cytomegalovirus), in personswith a fully functioning immune system, this virus usually causes no symptomsat all. However... Read more »

Change in vision

Dear Rick, I have read a book that said sudden change in vision does occursin the early stage of HIV infection(the acute viral syndrome). Tell me ifthis is true because my vision have changed suddenly ather a possible hivinfection two weeks ago....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...However, vision problems can sometimes be a symptom offull-blown AIDS. There is an infection seen in persons with AIDS calledCytomegalovirus (CMV). CMV can cause a problem with the eyes calledretinitis. Symptoms of retinitis include blurry... Read more »
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...Medicines to Treat CMV? What About Resistance? What Research Is Being Done on CMV? The Bottom Line Introduction Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus. It can infect people of all ages, including unborn babies. Once a person... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...can also cause hepatitis. So can opportunistic infections such as Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC, see Fact Sheet 514 ) or Cytomegalovirus (CMV, see Fact Sheet 504 ). Hepatitis is a very common disease. It can affect people even if their... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...particularly autoimmune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis, lupus or Grave's disease, may become aggravated by IRIS. CMV, or cytomegalovirus Crytococcal meningitis, or Cryptococcus Eosinophilic folliculitis Hepatitis B and C Herpes, or... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...common opportunistic infections include Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP), Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) disease, cytomegalovirus (CMV), toxoplasmosis, and candidiasis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Read more »
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HPV CMV

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CMV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... CMV is a virus that is causes mono like symptoms, but a person will test negative on a monospot if they have it. My question is, Read more »

hic

Posted by Anonymous
...Diagnosis of Acute HIV Infection -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Primary cytomegalovirus infection Drug reaction Epstein-Barr virus mononucleosis Viral hepatitis Primary herpes simplex virus... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...number of available drugs help treat opportunistic infections. These drugs include * Foscarnet and ganciclovir to treat CMV (cytomegalovirus) eye infections * Fluconazole to treat yeast and other fungal infections * TMP/SMX... Read more »