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How Is Cmv Transmitted

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CMV

Dr.What is CMV? how is it transmitted? and what are the symptoms? Thank you...
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
CMV is cytomegalovirus. It can be transmitted by blood/body fluids or other close contacts like in daycare centers. ACute infection can present with fever, swollen glands, hepatitis, and flu like symptoms.MH... Read more »

cmv- and hiv+

Dear Doctor, I am a gay man with hiv and my doctor has said that my -ve CMV is unusual. Does this... Read more »

CMV & Pregnancy

Can a woman get CMV while pregnant and visiting a patient that has CMV. I visited a patient that... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Sexually Transmitted Diseases 101

Syphilis Chlamydia Cytomegalovirus Gonorrhea Hepatitis B Herpes (HSV) HPV Genital Warts Syphilis Syphilis is a highly treatable disease in which a single painless lesion (chancre) will develop over three to four weeks at the site of entry... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Important STDS

Chancroid    Cytomegalovirus Infections    Molluscum Contagiosum Pubic ("Crab") Lice    Scabies    HTLV-I and II As medical science has become more precise in diagnosing infectious diseases, the list of known sexually transmitted... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

CMV Vector Vaccination Leads to Apparent Clearance of SIV Infection

Louis Picker from the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute at OregonHealth & Science University gave an update on results obtained in macaqueswith a CMV-based vaccine against SIV (abstract , webcast -- fourth in session). As Picker has shown in... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

How Common Are STDs? STD Prevention and Treatment Bacterial STDs Viral STDs Parasitic STDs STDs Transmitted by Other Means Sequellae of STDs (Possible Complications) STDs and HIV STDs Increase Risk for HIV How HIV Impacts... Read more »
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Que saben de HTLV-I y el Citomegalovirus (CMV)??

Posted by coco27, 1 Reply
Hola como estan amigos? entro al foro despues de tiempo, como la mayoria de los que aqui se comunican, yo tuve relaciones de riesgo con prostitutas, ahora que ha pasado el tiempo pienso en que pude haber malogrado mi vida, uds saben: existen las... Read more »

support groups for people with CMV and blindness?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey everybody,

I'm living in Miami Beach in Florida, and have CMV Retinitis. I was wondering if anybody out there knows of, or might want to start, a support group or organizations for people with CMV Retinitis who suffered blindness as a result of... Read more »

eye implant for cmv

Posted by princealbert, 1 Reply
Has anyone had a vitrasert implant for cmv retinitis? I'm concerned because it's now 2 1/2 weeks after surgery, and my vision is still very cloudy, like someone smeared vaseline over my
right lens. I've been examined 3 times thoroughly, and doctors... Read more »

implant for cmv

Posted by princealbert
Has anyone had a vitrasert implant for cmv retinitis? I'm concerned because it's now 2 1/2 weeks after surgery, and my vision is still very cloudy, like someone smeared vaseline over my right lens. I've been examined 3 times thoroughly, and doctors... Read more »