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Diagnosed With Cmv

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Recently diagnosed with CMV

...Regarding my labs, can I still hold off on HIV meds? Should I just play the wait and see game?2) Considering that I've been diagnosed with CMV, should I begin meds because of this? In the online info I've read it says that it's generally an OI in...
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
...whether you truly had an acute infection with CMV or not. I would have to know what specific tests were done to confirm such a diagnosis. Most people are "infected" with CMV (a type of herpes virus) when they are children and retain the virus for... Read more »

how to diagnose CMV retinitis?

dear doctor ,,,I have symptoms in my eyes ,,but if I go to eye doctor how he will diagnose that I... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration Syndrome

... they started HIV treatment. See Fact Sheet 504 for more information on CMV. In some cases, these patients had not been diagnosed with CMV before they started HIV treatments. Doctors concluded that these patients were infected with CMV... Read more »
The Body PRO

CMV Retinitis Despite High CD4 Lymphocyte Counts

...this institution reported on 5 cases of AIDS patients with CMV retinitis who had CD4 counts over 200 cells/mm3 at the time of diagnosis. Previous natural history studies have shown that CMV retinitis occurs almost exclusively in patients with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oral Valganciclovir as Effective as IV Ganciclovir in Treating CMV Retinitis in AIDS Patients

...colon, where it causes diarrhea, and the esophagus, where it impairs the patient's ability to swallow. Currently, patients newly diagnosed with CMV retinitis are generally treated with injectable therapies, including ganciclovir, which require... Read more »

Personal Perspective: Give Us Our Daily Meds

...Pepe had been abandoned by his family and had no one to take care of him. By the time he died in December of 1989, he had been diagnosed with CMV, crypto, toxo, shigella, salmonella, KS, typhoid, thrush, and more. A group of friends organized to... Read more »
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cmv retinitis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know if you could have CMV retinitus for years without showing any other signs of HIV or AIDS? I have read that it comes in the later stages, and I have Read more »

Links on CMV and other possible ARS causes!?

Posted by Anonymous
...some interesting info on CMV and another condition i had never heard of called, sarcoidosis, which is out there but hard to diagnose. the CMV article has info about atypical symptoms in various organs, etc. maybe these could be some clues for us... Read more »

My husband was just diagnosed

Posted by sadwife, 14 Replies
...My husband was diagnosed with AIDS about a month ago. We did not know what was wrong with him and after many doctors visits, a lung biopsy, and a trip Read more »

My experience being diagnosed

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...inside about learning I am HIV positive. Reading peoples' experiences on this website have benn a big comfort to me. I was diagnosed with HIV on July 14, 2006. I am 38 years old. About 2 weeks before this I noticed that I was having trouble... Read more »