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Have cmv. Getting worse. Is there any antiviral drug that I can take orally?

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I have cmv It is getting worse I there an antiviral drug I can be given orally to slow it down some? Thanks

Plz answer this question....I feel very sick & my vision is not good Thanks Email me as soon as you have an answer thanks
Posted Mon, 30 Sep 2013 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Rakhi Tayal 14 minutes later
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Ganciclovir or Foscarnet can help you.

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Thanks for trusting us with your health concern.
Anti viral drugs like ganciclovir and Foscarnet can help to slow down the disease process. These can be given orally but you will have to consult your treating physician for the proper prescriptions.
Highly Active Anti Retroviral therapy is also used to decrease the disease progression.
Please feel free to discuss further. I will be glad to answer the follow up queries that you have.
Wishing you good health.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal.
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