Newly Diagnosed With Cytomegalovirus
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New York University, School of MedicineDear Peggy,CMV is a common virus to afflict the second born child. It is treatable if it is symptomatic as it can be in people with poor immune systems like babies or people with HIV. In children it will usually go away with age unless it is causing... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineMost HIV+ adults are CMV antibody positive indicating past history of infection (usually measured with a CMV IgG antibody titer). HIV+ persons with CD4 count < 100 are at incrased risk for CMV related disease which is sometimes monitored by CMV... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineCongenital CMV causes exactly the kinds of problems that have already been diagnosed in this child. Children born with CMV may excrete the virus (in urine, for example) for months to years, and so can be a source of infection to others. Since I am... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThis is beyond the scope of this forum. Suffice it to say that the majority of people living in the US have been exposed and infected with CMV and EBV. These are very common herpes viruses, which we all have, and continue to have. They are unrelated... Read more »
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Posted by DBEARNYC, 7 RepliesHello whoever you are. I'm a 47 year old nice guy, diagnosed in April 2007, at the time, I was in a new relationship going back and forth to Chicago every weekend. He does not know his status. Broke up on Xmas eve. I feel so fucking alone here in... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi there!
I'm newly diagnosed as HIV+. I was infected through heterosexual contact. I haven't started any medications yet, but have sought treatment with a really great doctor. I'm looking for people in my age range (21-29) that are in a similar... Read more »
Posted by Obvious1, 6 RepliesIn January My boyfriend of 4 yrs, and father of our daughter whom is 2, was diagnosed HIV+. A little history. In March of 09, he was diagnosed with Hep B. 3 months prior to that he had a tattoo cover up from a friend in his home. The Drs. feel he... Read more »
Posted by strong3, 3 RepliesSo I'm a 25 gay male newly diagnosed with HIV. Was wondering if anyone could recommend any books? I'm looking for stories, personal experiences, inspiring, etc.
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