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Cytomegalovirus And Nutrition

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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
Ask the Experts

pre-diagnosis nutrition

Dr. Bob,If I'm currently in the "window period" for possible HIV infection, would restructuring my diet and beginning on a multivitamin as a precaution be a good idea? Which type of multivitamin would you suggest? What other methods of body...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...poor absorption or loss of nutrients. Other infections -- such as thrush (oral candidiasis), gingivitis (gum inflammation), and cytomegalovirus esophagitis (throat inflammation) -- can make eating painful. Medications: Antiretrovirals, OI drugs,... Read more »

book research

why do some people with hiv develop anemia
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...where red blood cells are manufactured.2.Certain infections. For example, MAC (mycobacterium avium), TB, fungal infections, CMV (cytomegalovirus), parvovirus B-19.3.Medications used to treat HIV and/or its complications. These include AZT,... Read more »

Nutritional Supplements

I have a friend that has just been released from a 2 week inpatient stay in the hospital. He is recovering from MTB, MAC & CMV. He has no appetite and is becoming more lethargic. Is there some kind of nutritional supplement that could be mixed...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Nutritional support can be crucial to the health of a patient with advanced AIDS. I highly recommend an actual assessment by a nutritionist/dietician Read more »

Is there a period of time where I will be feeling really fatigue and then really hungry with my medication? (NUTRITION)

Doctor Bob,I've been taking Atripla for 3 months now. I still haven't had a drug resistant test due to waiting on my insurance to retroactive back since the state is helping me pay for it. My question is, I sometimes feel really fatigue with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...poor absorption or loss of nutrients. Other infections -- such as thrush (oral candidiasis), gingivitis (gum inflammation), and cytomegalovirus esophagitis (throat inflammation) -- can make eating painful. Medications: Antiretrovirals, OI drugs,... 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 »
The Well Project

Immune Reconstitution

...referred to as immune restoration inflammatorysyndrome (IRIS). The reported infections include Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), cytomegalovirus (CMV), herpes simplex virus, hepatitis B and C,tuberculosis (TB), and herpes zoster (or shingles). ... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...to chemicals AIDS related opportunistic infections (OIs) such as MAC (mycobacterium avium complex), TB (tuberculosis), CMV (cytomegalovirus), or cryptosporidiosis Hepatitis usually caused by infection with the hepatitis A, B, or C virus ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nutrition

... Why Is Nutrition Important? Nutrition Guidelines for People With HIV Practice Food Safety What About Supplements? The Bottom Line For Read more »
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Nutrition and Eating?

Posted by DEFCON1SQcdc, 3 Replies
I was just curious to know what types food does everybody here eat to keep healthy and keep weight on? Do you have any good suggestions on eating habits and times that you eat? I've stopped drinking alcohol completely and swear that I've lost a full... Read more »

Nutrition for prevention?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi there - my boyfriend fully has developed AIDS, and myself negative! Would like to here your opinion: I've recently come over several reports that a healthy immune system might protect you from getting the HIV, eating correctly, excercising etc.... Read more »

HPV CMV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When do these show up in HIV infection Read more »

CMV research

Posted by JamieLEE
...What is Cytomegalovirus, (CMV)? CMV is a common virus that infects most people at some time during their lives but rarely causes obvious illness. It Read more »