Does Having Cmv Mean I Have Hiv

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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
...Hello,Because your dad is HIV positive and now has CMV (cytomegalovirus), he meets the definition for AIDS. I'll reprint below some information about CMV from the archives. I encourage you to review the wealth of information on this Read more »


My husband has tested positive for CMV. Does this necessarily mean he has HIV? How else does CMV... Read more »

CMV+ in HIV- persons

Rick, I recently donated blood again and found out that my CMV status was + (written at the back of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...When the immune defenses are weak, CMV can attack several parts of the body. This can be caused by various diseases including HIV. Combination antiviral therapy has reduced the rate of CMV in people with HIV by 75%. However, about 5% of people... Read more »
Project Inform

Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...disease. These medicines can interact with many drugs, including some anti-HIV drugs and common over-the-counter drugs like NSAIDs. A good way to learn about possible drug interactions is by reading the full package insert of your prescription... Read more »
The Body PRO

A Synergistic Effect of HIV and CMV Infection/Reactivation

...most frequent opportunistic infections and was responsible for significant morbidity and mortality in patients suffering from AIDS. Today, CMV seroconversion in HIV patients remains common, but clinical disease manifestations are the exception,... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

AIDS-Related CMV

...out about testing new drugs. There may be a center near you where you can volunteer for studies that are taking place. 1-800-AIDS-NIH (1-800-243-7644) Call Monday through Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) to find out about... Read more »