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How Many People Suffer From Cmv Retinitis

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support for people with CMV/blindness

Hello,I would like to know if there is a group or organization for people with CMV Retinitis who suffered blindness as a result of complications from HIV. Can you help point me toward any specific types of support that you would recommend? I live in...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I am unaware of any specific organization/support group in Miami for persons with CMV retinitis. Your ophthalmologist or HIV specialist or local HIV community organization might have some ideas for you. Any ideas from readers Read more »

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UNDP: People With HIV Suffer Stigma, Discrimination in the Philippines

... About half of people living with HIV/AIDS in the Philippines have experienced human rights abuses, a UN Development Program official said during a Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Improved Treatment of CMV Retinitis

...the most feared opportunistic pathogens. The daily intravenous infusions that were once required to slow the progression of CMV retinitis exacted a heavy toll, both in dollars and in quality of life, and patients were justly apprehensive about... Read more »
Mid-Atlantic ADA & IT Information Center

Questions and Answers: The ADA and Persons With HIV/AIDS

...does not allow pets. It would be a reasonable modification of the hotel's policy to allow a person who has lost his vision from cytomegalovirus retinitis (CMV), an AIDS-related illness, to have his guide dog stay with him in the hotel. A... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gates Says "Strong Voice" Is Needed to Ensure Impoverished People Worldwide Do Not Suffer From Financial Crisis

...health aid for developing countries, Reuters India reports. According to Gates, the world's most impoverished people will suffer most during the economic crisis and a "strong voice" is needed to ensure that they remain a priority. "We... Read more »
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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 Read more »

6 months suffering

Posted by David75, 2 Replies
Hello, Yesterday, I got my 6 months results : HIV and hep C negative. Bilirubin : 2.29 ( very high - liver ) CD4-count(698) ( very low) I'm still not able to work, sleep all day, gingivitis, polyneuropathy, no energy, rashes, dizziness, memory... Read more »

HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

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...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for your Read more »

A Hypochondriac's Guide To Self-Diagnosis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...necessary. (They almost always give false negatives.) 1) Do you have floaters in the eyes? No - keep reading. Yes - you have CMV retinitis and full-blown AIDS. 2) Do you have a sore throat? No - keep reading. Yes - you have cancer... Read more »