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Cytomegalovirus Long Term Effects

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Long-term effects of HIV

I've been living with HIV (and w/o OI's) for 25 yrs. I've been told there's recent longitudinal research findings on the long-term effects of being seropositive. Are you familiar with this or any research about same?Thanks.
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
Sorry, not sure what research you are referring to. Read more »

Bactrim's long term effects?

I've been on Bactrim for 2 yrs now ... what are the long term effects..... my t cells are below... Read more »

Long term effects of meds

Dr. Holodniy,First of all, I thank you for all of your expert advice. So far, I have been on... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Cytomegalovirus (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... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

The Stages of HIV Disease

...researchers are optimistic about the impact of very early anti-HIV treatment, they are also concerned about drug side effects, long-term effects on the body, and the possibility of developing drug-resistant virus if people use powerful anti-HIV... Read more »
Project Inform

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 »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Long-Term Effectiveness Clinical Trials in HIV/AIDS

... A community meeting, Long-Term Effectiveness Clinical Trials in HIV/AIDS, met in San Francisco on January 29, 2000, the day before the Retrovirus Conference began. Read more »
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psychological effects with long-term survivor

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I guess I am needing to know if there are any people out there who have really been in some sort of denial for years until first symptoms hit. I feel like a fool, but I've been positive since 84 and really have been in denial until getting so so... Read more »

Good news?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...neurologist said that the HIV meds are among the most dangerous prescription drugs commonly taken and have demonstrated and serious long term effects. I am not saying we shouldn't take the meds, we have to or we die; but, I warn people that they... Read more »

When to Start Meds

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
Starting HIV-Positive Patients on HAART Early Reduces Treatment-Related Complications, Study Finds February 9, 2006 HIV-positive patients who begin highly active antiretroviral therapy when they have high CD4+ T cell counts reduce their risk for... Read more »

HPV CMV

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