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Sex Hormones And Cytomegalovirus

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

Table of Contents Introduction How Is CMV Spread? How Do I Prevent CMV Infection? How Can I Tell If I Have CMV Infection? How Do I Prevent CMV Disease? Can I Ever Stop Preventive Therapy How Can I Tell if I Have CMV Disease? How Do You Treat CMV Disease? Concerns for Pregnant Women Concerns for Children Your CD4 Cell Counts How Can I Get the Medicines to Treat CMV? What About Resistance? What Research Is Being Done on...
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I was wondering if I could get cytomegalovirus from oral sex and if I can than what are my chances of getting CMV disaese? I have all the symtoms for CMV and I've been tested for mono and hepatitis and they have both tested negative. I am...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
CMV is an infection that most people get when they are infants so the higher likelihood is that you already had it. Sometimes patients get CMV when they are adults but this is less common. In immunocompromised hosts, CMV can cause illness because... Read more »

Cytomegalovirus only or Associated HIV infection?

Seven weeks ago, I engaged on a fellatio with a prostitute in Japan. Without wearing condoms at that time, I drove myself crazy when she suddenly spread her fingers wet of saliva on the top of my penis where an abrasion could be seen. One week...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your inquiry.First of all, if you were receiving oral sex (fellatio) with this prostitute,your risk of infection was very small. If you are receiving oral sex fromsomeone else, you are only being exposed to saliva. The concentrations... Read more »

Can HCV patient take testosterone injection or sex hormone

If a petient have hepatites C positive can he take hormonal sexual medician or immunity enhancer like vitamin and mineral ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You will want to discuss these medications with your HCV provider but I don't see any major problem with testosterone injections or multivitamins.... Read more »

Low Energy..Anemia/Hormone Imbalance??

I have been positive now for 5 years. I have been taking Zerit, epivir, viramune for 6 months months now. T-Cells are 620 32 and viral load undetectable. I have been having a problem with some fatigue and LOW sex drive. My testosterone levels were...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Low sex drive and fatigue are two very common symptoms associated with hypogonadism (low testosterone). Would you benefit from bumping your level up to the mid- to upper-normal range? I'd guess there would be a good chance you would.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can being on one's period affect the outcome of a rapid result test, i.e. due to extra hormones in the bloodstream? Read more »

crazy question - hormones of pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I am an hiv negative wife of a positive man. We found out he was positive when I was 3 months pregant and found he when he was converting. I completely freaked out and was so mad at him for cheating and getting it and putting the baby at... Read more »

Sex - don't feel sexual

Posted by 2cyclefun, 2 Replies
I have been in a relationship for 2 years now both pos, however he does not feel sexual... is it me or something else? Read more »