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getting cmv colitis diagnosed

how does one go about getting this diagnosed? ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV) colitis is a serious infection of the lower intestine. It occurs among persons with very low CD4 cell counts (less than 100, typically). Diagnosis can only be obtained through colonoscopy with biopsy. Tests that detect CMV... Read more »

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... Read more »

cmv- and hiv+

Dear Doctor, I am a gay man with hiv and my doctor has said that my -ve CMV is unusual. Does this... Read more »
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

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CMV research

Posted by JamieLEE
What is Cytomegalovirus, (CMV)?

CMV is a common virus that infects most people at some time during their lives but rarely causes obvious illness. It is a member of the herpes virus family. Other members of the herpes virus family cause chickenpox,... Read more »

cmv/hiv coinfection

Posted by frankie7878, 2 Replies
My girlfriend has cmv from a liver transplant and I allso got it from her. than we broke up and I had sex with a woman who had hiv unprotected. I started to get sore trqot and puss right after and had to go on antibitics. than I went back with my... 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 eye is growing worse. Has anybody ever had CMV did you over come it. I Did last... Read more »

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 »