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Cmv Esophagitis And Hiv

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...the legs, feet, arms and hands, and the loss of muscle, urinary and bowel control. All of these symptoms look like those of other opportunistic infections, so CMV disease may be overlooked as the cause. Disease of the Throat CMV esophagitis affects the throat. It can lead to difficult and painful swallowing, chest pain, fever, mouth sores and hiccups. Disease in Newborns Congenital CMV is the most common infection in newborns. About 1 in...
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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
...symptoms look like those of other opportunistic infections, so CMV disease may be overlooked as the cause.Disease of the ThroatCMV esophagitis affects the throat. It can lead to difficult and painful swallowing, chest pain, fever, mouth sores and... Read more »

CMV and HIV co-infections? - JB

Dear Doctor,It has long been known that HIV likes to travel in company. By this I mean a lot of people who test positive for HIV tend to have other STD's. With this being said, What about being infected with HIV and CMV from the same exposure, both...
John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Response from John A. Bartlett, M.D.

Duke University Medical Center
...HIV, CMV and hepatitis B simultaneously, and during his acute HIV infection his CD4 count fell dramatically and he developed CMV esophagitis. He is now doing well with regard to all of his viral infections. I think it is fair to say that this... Read more »

CMV - IgG / IgM Results

I was diagnosed with HIV/Full blown AIDS about a year ago at a routine checkup. My cd4 was about 90 and VL 700,000. At that time I also had many OI's such as oral thrush and esophageal thrush, as well as wasting syndrome, moloscum, Anemia, low...
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
...children, and then never develop disease again (infection becomes latent), unless we get severely immunosuppressed because of AIDS, cancer, or transplanted organs. In order to detect actively infection, a blood or urine culture is usually done.... 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 Read more »
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Some AIDS-Defining Conditions Now Diagnosed at Higher CD4s

...from the US HOPS study (1994-2006) that showed HAART and preventive therapies have greatly reduced and stabilized the rates of AIDS-defining opportunistic conditions (ADOCs). What may be alarming about the results is that some of these ADOCs are... Read more »
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Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...effect. If they continue or get worse, it may be a sign that you have an infection, especially if you also have a fever. Some AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) affecting the gut include: Cryptosporidiosis Microsporidiosis ... Read more »
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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...medications, over-the-counter drugs such as Tylenol (acetaminophen), repeated use of antibiotics, or exposure to chemicals AIDS related opportunistic infections (OIs) such as MAC (mycobacterium avium complex), TB (tuberculosis), CMV... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... 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 »

Am I Infected

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Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

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...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »