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cmv+toxo

hi, i just posted about being hiv poz,plus citomegalovirus and toxo. My cd4 are staying around 1110, though. Is it possible to cure cmv or toxo? I dont feel in danger about them, you said unless i fall below 100. If i start therapy around 400 or...
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
It is not possible to cure your CMV and toxo. Even at 350-400 CD4 cell count, you are not in any danger from these agents.... Read more »

CMV and HIV

Dr Holodniy,I have just been tested for cytomegalovirus and my doctor says that I have it but it... 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 »
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

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CMV PLEASE DONT WORRY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi,you know you can have a blood test for cmv,if its not in your blood then you are ok.also cmv eye infection is only a danger with CMV IS SPOTTED STRIGHT AWAY,IT LOOKS LIKE SCRAMBLED EGGS.
ANY EYE DOCTOR WOULD SPOT IT!,IT DOES NOT HIDE.PLEASE WRITE... Read more »

HPV CMV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When do these show up in HIV infection

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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 »

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 »