Herpes-related Colitis in Person with CVID

September 13, 2007 at 4:46 am 1 comment

The association between herpes infection and complications in CVID has been a subject of study for some time. Here is an interesting abstract the found high levels of the common herpes virus in the colon of a woman with CVID and chronic colitis. Valaciclovir was given to her and her colitis cleared up.

Just one more sliver of hope for someone out there with serious bowel issues.


Entry filed under: Common Variable Immunodeficiency(CVID), cvid, disease, Health, immunodeficiency, medicine, Primary Immunodeficiency, Uncategorized.

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  • 1. R  |  July 7, 2008 at 9:53 pm

    Avoid drinking any type of tap water for a while, including ice from the tap. Even if you have a filter system. It worked for me after four years of severe pain, many trips to different doctors and specialists that were ready to cut me open. The rest of my family has no problem drinking it, but I cant go near it. Good luck.


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