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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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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
birth. See the section "Concerns for children" for more information.How Do You Treat CMV Disease?Most of the time, treating CMV disease happens in two stages: induction therapy and maintenance therapy. Induction therapy is used to treat... Read more »

CMV effects

A seven month old infant was born and diagnosed with CMV before birth. Labor was induced early because the body was getting too large for the head. The mother has been told that the child will be perfectly normal by age 2. Is this true?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Not necessarily. The baby should be treated for CMV and monitored closely for congenital problems that may not be apparent until later, such as hearing loss. I hope the mother has had this baby evaluated by a pediatric infectious diseases... Read more »

Igg is236 igm is not reactive cmv with sarcoidosis

With diagnosis of sarcoidosis in the lung mesentery and chronigc gastritis And ibs should i treat cmv with your combo med, sarcoid is as well in the eyes...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.The positive IgG and negative IgM indicates that your CMV is a prior infection- unless there's confirmed clinical or laboratory evidence of active CMV, there's no need for treatment.Good luck with the... Read more »

AIDS and CMV retinitis

I have a friend in Peru just diagnosed with AIDS (CD4 below 50 and 500,000 VL) and CMV retinitis (blurred vision in one eye). He is receiving mixed information about when to start HAART: has been said that HAART can cause more vision complications....
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Assuming your friend is being treated for his CMV retinitis, it is recommended to being HAART a couple of weeks after starting treatment for CMV. There should be close monitoring of his response to HIV treatment as well as the treatment response to... Read more »
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cmv, rd detach,loosing my vision

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HI
DOES ANYONE KNOW WHAT TO DO IN MY SITUATION, I HAD MY RETINA RE-ATTACHED, HOWEVER EVERYTHING IS DARK, DUE TO TISSUE GROWING AFTER SURGERY, I NEED SOME ADVISED, THANK YOU

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HPV CMV

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

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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 »

eye implant for cmv

Posted by princealbert, 1 Reply
Has anyone had a vitrasert implant for cmv retinitis? I'm concerned because it's now 2 1/2 weeks after surgery, and my vision is still very cloudy, like someone smeared vaseline over my
right lens. I've been examined 3 times thoroughly, and doctors... Read more »