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Ways To Prevent Cmv

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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%
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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
...body for life. Medicines do not rid the body of CMV infection, but they are used to prevent and treat CMV disease. There are ways to prevent CMV disease. While the virus is nearly impossible to avoid in everyday life, there are ways to reduce... Read more »

Questions from your answer

Hi Dr. Franscino!In a previous answer given through the "ask the experts" - HIV and CMV (CMV)Oct 17, 2008 -, I read "...CMV disease most often affects people with HIV when their CD4+ cell counts are below 50. You may also be at risk if you have a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...50100 was supposed to be 50-100. In other words, CD4 counts between 50 and 100.No. I'll reprint below some information about CMV from the archives.Sorry about the confusion. Dr. BobCytomegalovirus (CMV) July 8, 2009What Is CMV?Cytomegalovirus... Read more »

CMV; to swallow or not to swallow,that is the question.

Dr. Frascino, I am a RN who happens to dance with HIV. Most of my patients dance with it too. My point, many of my friends come to me with questions,and the need for education, I do my best. My education is limited, for I have not attended medical...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Regarding your desire for "yes or no" answers about CMV, I unfortunately can't provide them without knowing more about your "friend." Is he HIV positive? Does he already have anti-CMV Read more »

Possible CMV Retintis With 390 T-Cell

Doctors:I was recently diagnose with Hiv..I was having some problems with my left eye.. floaters and blurred vision and the retina specialist advise to get tested for Hiv and Syphilis. Both test came back positive. Since finding out I had lab work...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...still OK. It gives you the opportunity to prevent any further damage to your immune system.It is certainly unusual to have CMV at such a high CD4 count, but not impossible. The ranges of CD4 counts at which we see certain infections and... Read more »
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Project Inform

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...body for life. Medicines do not rid the body of CMV infection, but they are used to prevent and treat CMV disease. There are ways to prevent CMV disease. While the virus is nearly impossible to avoid in everyday life, there are ways to reduce... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

You Can Prevent CMV

... What is CMV? How is CMV spread? How can I protect myself from CMV? How do I know if I have CMV? How is CMV different for someone Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...positive" for it, even though you don't have the disease. For example, almost everyone with HIV tests positive for Cytomegalovirus (CMV). But it is very rare for CMV disease to develop unless the CD4 cell count drops below 50, a sign of serious... Read more »
Project Inform

Sex and Prevention Concerns for Positive People

...CMV becomes an active infection, it's the leading cause of blindness and among the major causes of death in people with AIDS. Ways to prevent CMV infection include practicing safer sex. CMV prevention is probably much more relevant to women than... Read more »
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cmv ebv do i have hiv too

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
...i have cmv and ebv both vca igg positive in high levels but vca igm negative. do i seroconvert late for hive then. does it mean that i have Read more »

CMV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
... CMV is a virus that is causes mono like symptoms, but a person will test negative on a monospot if they have it. My question is, Read more »

Re: CMV (for all those with symptoms)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...onto something. Everyone who had a flu-like illness, plus maybe a minor bout with tingling, well maybe they were exposed to CMV for the first time? Although almost all adults have already had past CMV exposure, maybe these flu+tingling worried... Read more »

CMV - I over came it last year but its back

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I have aids and currently 43 tcells had CMV AND KS and was diagnoss with aids last december been pos17 years jan 21st. I think the CMV is coming back my sight in my left Read more »