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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Table of Contents Introduction How Is CMV Spread? How Do I Prevent CMV Infection? How Can I Tell If I Have CMV Infection? How Do I Prevent CMV Disease? Can I Ever Stop Preventive Therapy How Can I Tell if I Have CMV Disease? How Do You Treat CMV Disease? Concerns for Pregnant Women Concerns for Children Your CD4 Cell Counts How Can I Get the Medicines to Treat CMV? What About Resistance? What Research Is Being Done on...
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High WBC

Does a high white blood cell count indcate early stages of hepatitis?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
there is nothing about an elevated white blood cell count that would make me think specifically about hepatitis. This may be related to other kinds of infections as well and also can be related to non-infectious causes. Many other parts of the... Read more »

high of wbc is uti or std?

High white blood cell in urinary considered as uti...my doctors said i have a uti...my white blood cell is high, ut result is 18-20 is this uti only or i have a std?...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-Both a urinary tract infection caused by a bacteria and STDs (such a gonorrhea or chlamydia) can cause elevated WBC counts in the urine. If you have engaged in any sexual activity I would suggest you be evaluated for both and that will... Read more »

MGUS, anemia, high WBC, should I be tested?

I am a 30 year old female w/severe fatigue lasting over 3 years. At times I have extreme nausea in the morning esp. in the shower, sometimes it goes away, sometimes I have it through out the day. This has been going on for about as long as the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello "Very Worried and Tired of Being Tired,"Your fatigue could certainly be related to your anemia (hemoglobin = 10). The underlying cause(s) of your anemia are still being investigated and include:1. Hematuria, i.e. losing blood in the... Read more »

High WBC, Low CD4

My two most recent labs (each one week apart) came back showing a dramatic increase in WBC (from about 5,000)to 13,000; and at the same time, a dramatic decrease in CD4 from more than 600 down to 350. The lymphocytes dropped from about 35 to 12,...
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
The medication change should not have resulted in such acute changes in your WBC or CD4 count or percentage. Either some other underlying infection is going on in you or some mixup in the lab. I am not sure what to make of WBC deterioration comment.... Read more »
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WBC & stress???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know I am stressing myself out but I had a CBC done and my white blood count was low normal. Could stress cause it to be low? Any other factors? I have tested negative with Home Access way past window period but am nervous that they may have... 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 is a member of the herpes virus family. Other members of the herpes virus family cause chickenpox,... Read more »

cmv + high CD4

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know if it is even remotely possible to have CMV retinitis at a CD4 of over 600 (37%)? I have had floaters for almost 5 months and the opthamologist says that I have a little retina thining but no disease. I have tested neg for HIV a... Read more »

Links on CMV and other possible ARS causes!?

Posted by Anonymous
i found these links that had 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... Read more »