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University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineCongenital CMV causes exactly the kinds of problems that have already been diagnosed in this child. Children born with CMV may excrete the virus (in urine, for example) for months to years, and so can be a source of infection to others. Since I am... Read more »
New York University, School of MedicineDear Peggy,CMV is a common virus to afflict the second born child. It is treatable if it is symptomatic as it can be in people with poor immune systems like babies or people with HIV. In children it will usually go away with age unless it is causing... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolCytomegalovirus (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 »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineIf 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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Posted by JamieLEEWhat is Cytomegalovirus, (CMV)?
CMV is a common virus that infects most people at some time during their lives but rarely causes obvious illness. It is a member of the herpes virus family. Other members of the herpes virus family cause chickenpox,... Read more »
Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Replydoes any one know the average lifespan of children born with hiv in the US with the newer meds Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAre children with AIDS going to public schools?
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Posted by AnonymousCHILDREN AREN"T SUPPOSED TO DIE.
It's hard enough to here those words being spoken,imagine them
coming from a four old girl who was just diagnosed with aids. Now
imagine it's your child. My name is Jaden Starbuck and in June of
1998 I will give up... Read more »
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