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How To Prevent Cmv When You Are Hiv Positive

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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 Read more »

CMV+ in HIV- persons

Rick, I recently donated blood again and found out that my CMV status was + (written at the back of... Read more »

CMV / AIDS

I have AIDS - CD4 100VL 677000. Diagnosed HIV+ 1989. I think I could deal with anything but... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...When the immune defenses are weak, CMV can attack several parts of the body. This can be caused by various diseases including HIV. Combination antiviral therapy has reduced the rate of CMV in people with HIV by 75%. However, about 5% of people... Read more »
The Body PRO

A Synergistic Effect of HIV and CMV Infection/Reactivation

...most frequent opportunistic infections and was responsible for significant morbidity and mortality in patients suffering from AIDS. Today, CMV seroconversion in HIV patients remains common, but clinical disease manifestations are the exception,... Read more »
Project Inform

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...disease. These medicines can interact with many drugs, including some anti-HIV drugs and common over-the-counter drugs like NSAIDs. A good way to learn about possible drug interactions is by reading the full package insert of your prescription... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...medications, over-the-counter drugs such as Tylenol (acetaminophen), repeated use of antibiotics, or exposure to chemicals AIDS related opportunistic infections (OIs) such as MAC (mycobacterium avium complex), TB (tuberculosis), CMV... Read more »
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cmv ebv do i have hiv too

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
...i have cmv and ebv both vca igg positive in high levels but vca igm negative. do i seroconvert late for hive then. does it mean that i have hiv to. i have tested duo test for hiv out to 100 days. ?? Read more »

cmv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Ive had all the hiv symptoms and tested neg at 4 months,but just tested pos for cmv.Ive heard with cmv the symptoms can be the same as hiv.Does anyone Read more »

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 had the symptoms for years but otherwise feel o.k Read more »

cmv colitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is it possible to have cmv colitis when first infected within 3 months or is this something that happens later in disease and not in the ars stage. Read more »