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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Table of Contents Introduction How Is CMV Spread? How Do I Prevent CMV Infection? How Can I Tell If I Have CMV Infection? How Do I Prevent CMV Disease? Can I Ever Stop Preventive Therapy How Can I Tell if I Have CMV Disease? How Do You Treat CMV Disease? Concerns for Pregnant Women Concerns for Children Your CD4 Cell Counts How Can I Get the Medicines to Treat CMV? What About Resistance? What Research Is Being Done on...
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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
Hi. Thank you for your question. Besides HIV, another STD that can producesymptoms due to Acute Viral Syndrome is Herpes. Information about thesymptoms of Herpes (including Acute Viral Syndrome) can be found in the post,"How is herpes... Read more »

Acute hepatitis-B infection as possible seroconversion

"The acute illness linked to HIV seroconversion may be confused with other acute illnesses, and differential diagnosis includes secondary syphilis, acute infection with hepatitis B or A, Epstein-Barr virus, cytomegalovirus, or toxoplasmosis,...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
People can certainly pick up hepatitis B or C at the same time as they get HIV. Actually, hepatitis B is many times more contagious (easier to get) than HIV. So it is possible to get both, either or neither from a sexual contact. I don't... Read more »

What are the signs and symptoms of cytomegalovirus?

"What are the signs and symptoms of cytomegalovirus?"...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a virus which most HIV-infected individuals have been exposed to, and which can reactivate and cause disease when you become immunosuppressed, almost always when your CD4 cell count has fallen below 50.The most common form... Read more »

Anti-cytomegalovirus

What does it mean, if my plasmapheresis records show that I have anti-cytomeglovirus?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
If you have an "anti-cytomegalovirus", that means that you have antibody to cytomegalovirus (CMV), which is a protein made by your immune system that recognizes this virus. This could only happen if you have previously been infected by... Read more »
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Meaning of Acute

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I thought the meaning of the word acute meant temporary and not long lasting, as opposed to chronic, which means persisting. I hear a lot of people think they have "acute" retroviral syndrome when their symptoms last for weeks or months. They'll... Read more »

acute syndrome

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i think i'm having acute syndrome. i had sex with my girlfriend who is poz, the condom slipped off. 3 weeks late i got sick. i have been sick for 3 weeks now. i was diagnosed with bronchitis 1 week ago. i cannot get over this flu. i have had no... Read more »

Acute Symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What is the normal time that acute symptoms will show after HIV has been transmitted, I have heard anything from a few days to 6 weeks, whats the average? Is a blocked up runny nose a symptom, I had flu 48 hrs after an encounter with a female... Read more »

Antimicrobial & Acute Hiv

Posted by sickofit, 1 Reply
A person is exhibiting classic signs of acute hiv ie: sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, muscle pains, general fatigue.

They take the antimicrobial zithromax and have all signs of this supposed acute hiv quickly vanish.

Would this rule out the symptoms... Read more »