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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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HIV and CMV (CMV)

Hi...My dad has been HIV+ for about 9 years now. He was diagnosed with ALL last year (which at this moment is currently in remission). He is currently taking maintence chemo pills and Atripla for his HIV. He was just told he has CMV. Is he in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Because your dad is HIV positive and now has CMV (cytomegalovirus), he meets the definition for AIDS. I'll reprint below some information about CMV from the archives. I encourage you to review the wealth of information on this site. It... Read more »

Transplant Patient with CMV Infection

Hope I am writing these questions in the right section. A year ago I received a kidney/pancreas transplant. I had been on ganciclovir for exactly a year and discovered after my one year review that I had CMV. Now we knew from the beginning that I...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Your story was a bit hard to follow from the point of whether you did or did not have prior exposure to CMV (+ antibody test) from the start. Nonetheless, let me try to answer your questions:Ganciclovir is not 100% effective, so it is possible to... Read more »

getting cmv colitis diagnosed

how does one go about getting this diagnosed? ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Cytomegalovirus (CMV) colitis is a serious infection of the lower intestine. It occurs among persons with very low CD4 cell counts (less than 100, typically). Diagnosis can only be obtained through colonoscopy with biopsy. Tests that detect CMV... Read more »

Getting rid of crix belly.

I've noticed the fat in my face, arms and legs has pretty much gone and the gut is getting bigger. I am currently taking D4T, 3TC and Sustiva. I exercise regularly, running and playing racquetball and well as some weight training. Can I do...
Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Response from Alvan Fisher, M.D.

Brown University School of Medicine
It is interesting that you call this "crix belly" though you are not taking crixivan!Well, we remain at an impasse without answers with respect to fat accumulation and fat depletion. You certainly seem to be exercising enough which should... Read more »
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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 - I over came it last year but its back

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have aids and currently 43 tcells had CMV AND KS and was diagnoss with aids last december been pos17 years jan 21st.
I think the CMV is coming back my sight in my left eye is growing worse. Has anybody ever had CMV did you over come it. I Did last... Read more »

cmv/hiv coinfection

Posted by frankie7878, 2 Replies
My girlfriend has cmv from a liver transplant and I allso got it from her. than we broke up and I had sex with a woman who had hiv unprotected. I started to get sore trqot and puss right after and had to go on antibitics. than I went back with my... Read more »

to rid of me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
fine ill post my whole story tonight or tommorow morning and then ill stop unless i really need to post but just so you know i did get exposed to it by having unprotected sex with a girl ok. here is a short part of my story: i had unprotected sex... Read more »