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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 »
Stanford University, School of MedicineCytomegalovirus is a virus in the herpes virus family. 5-nucleotidase is a liver enzyme that when elevated in the blood, indicates some type of liver injury. This could be related to CMV infection.... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineCMV is an infection that most people get when they are infants so the higher likelihood is that you already had it. Sometimes patients get CMV when they are adults but this is less common. In immunocompromised hosts, CMV can cause illness because... Read more »
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Posted by xrayvison, 2 RepliesBasically what I want to know is if oral complications are symptoms of acute HIV or more symptoms of later stages. I have been having complications in my mouth and I am a bit scared. Noticing bumps, and etc which could possible be normal anyways. My... Read more »
Posted by amandajeanbrown, 4 RepliesI had a lymph node removed from my groin on May 6th, initially, I had no complications. The incision site looks great, no redness, no signs of infection. There is mild swelling directly under the incision, to be expected. My concern, is I have... Read more »
Posted by questions, 3 RepliesI am a gay guy and yesterday I had sex with a guy I met, I didn't suck him or anything, he sucked me though
the only thing I did was fingering him in the anus, however after I pulled my finger out, and right after I did I saw blood coming out of his... Read more »
Posted by jrob123, 2 RepliesIf you guys can please help asses my situation, it would be much appreciated.
I only took 2 tests both were done the same day. 13 days post exposer I took a Rapid Antibody test, as well as a NAAT or DNA test.
The Rapid came back negative, which I... Read more »
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