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Supplements To Fight Cytomegalovirus

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AIDS InfoNet

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

... What Is CMV? How Is CMV Treated? Can CMV Be Prevented? How Do I Choose a Treatment for CMV? The Bottom Line What Is CMV? Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is an opportunistic infection. The virus is very common. Between 50% and 85% of the US population tests positive for CMV by the time they are 40 years old. A healthy immune system keeps this virus in check. When the immune defenses
Ask the Experts

Can Iron & Zinc supplementation increased Viral Loads?

I understand that in South Africa the Dept of Health advises against Iron & Zinc supplementation due to the concern that it causes increased Viral Loads? Are you familiar with this theory? Is there any science confirming this? I would have thought...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...poor absorption or loss of nutrients. Other infections -- such as thrush (oral candidiasis), gingivitis (gum inflammation), and cytomegalovirus esophagitis (throat inflammation) -- can make eating painful. Medications: Antiretrovirals, OI drugs,... Read more »

Vitamins & Supplements

I recently tested positive. My HIV Specilist and I have decided not start taking medicine yet. My T-Cell count is 475 and my viral load is 66,000. Can you recommend any vitamins or supplements that will help boost or help support my immune system...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...poor absorption or loss of nutrients. Other infections -- such as thrush (oral candidiasis), gingivitis (gum inflammation), and cytomegalovirus esophagitis (throat inflammation) -- can make eating painful. Medications: Antiretrovirals, OI drugs,... Read more »

what to eat and what not to eat

I am from Cameroon and have been diagnosed HIV Positive with a CD4 of 379 of late, and not taking any HIV treatment drugs. What are the things i should eat so as to keeps my CD4 up and if I get fatigue what are the drugs i should take for first aid
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...poor absorption or loss of nutrients. Other infections -- such as thrush (oral candidiasis), gingivitis (gum inflammation), and cytomegalovirus esophagitis (throat inflammation) -- can make eating painful.Medications: Antiretrovirals, OI drugs,... Read more »

Fighting constant anemia confused and depressed HELP!

I was diagnosed a year and a half ago with HIV and had a high viral load with a CD4 count in the low 100s. I began a treatment regimes that included "Trizivir" and "Kaletra". Within one month of starting treatment my red and white blood cell...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...while on Procrit. There are multiple other causes of HIV-related anemia, including opportunistic infections, such as MAC, TB, CMV, fungal infections and parvovirus B19. In addition, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, a cancer associated with HIV infection,... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...can also cause hepatitis. So can opportunistic infections such as Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC, see Fact Sheet 514 ) or Cytomegalovirus (CMV, see Fact Sheet 504 ). Hepatitis is a very common disease. It can affect people even if their... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...a fever. Some AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) affecting the gut include: Cryptosporidiosis Microsporidiosis Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) Severe or long-lasting GI problems can lead to serious health... Read more »
Project Inform

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...Medicines to Treat CMV? What About Resistance? What Research Is Being Done on CMV? The Bottom Line Introduction Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus. It can infect people of all ages, including unborn babies. Once a person... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Study Finds Heart Disease in Young HIV-Positive Men

...CVD, the Harvard study did not. However, the researchers did find that men who had high levels of antibodies to a virus called CMV (cytomegalovirus) were more likely to have evidence of heart disease. The Burden of Plaque Taking many factors... Read more »
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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

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World Community Grid - FightAIDS

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...http://www.worldcommunitygrid.org/projects_showcase/viewFaahResearch.do This runs on your computer processing data for the FightAIDS@Home research. If everyone installs this on their computer maybe we can find a cure sooner? Better and more... Read more »

Help GLBT Youth Fight Harassment & Discrimination

Posted by Anonymous
...competition to help this message reach an AUDIENCE of MILLIONS on Current TV, and to help other GLBT youth tell their stories and fight discrimination in their schools and communities. For more information about WE BELONG check out:... Read more »