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... Hi there - I see Dr. Lerner and was diagnosed with EBV, HHV6 and Lyme Disease. I am currently taking Valcyte. I was originally taking 900 mg in the morning, and 450mg at night, but I could hardly walk (was told this is an excellent prognostic indicator). I have since reduced the dose to just 450mg at night and seem to be tolerating that well. I completed 42 days of IV... (7 replies)
... Hi--I have long-standing CFS with high titres to HHV-6 and CMV, but no EBV. Is there anyone who has used Valtrex successfully for HHV-6? I know it's not supposed to be effective against CMV. My doc is hesistant to prescribe Valcyte, due to toxicity concerns, though it seems that's what Montoya at Stanford and Lerner in Michigan are using for CMV. Would love to hear from... (7 replies)
Anti-Viral meds..
May 22, 2007
... directed antiviral treatment for CFS illness. This, to our knowledge, is the first successful report of valacyclovir treatment for EBV infection. ... (59 replies)

... ou say you tested negative for the virus's you mean yes the titers are there but are not reactive...From what I have read just about everyone has titers to EBV and CMV. If you have had chicken pox in your life time then you also have that type of herpe in your system... ... (11 replies)
Anti-Viral meds..
May 21, 2007
... espond to people when they talked to me...Felt highly parinoid when I would go somewhere...So I stopped going places...And some other things...So....being on the Valtrex and some other combinations of antibiotics...The pressure has stopped...and now the mushy spots are at the back side of my soft spot...Warm to the touch... ... (59 replies)
... Tracey, I can't say that I'm surprised at all by your EBV and CMV lab values. ... (4 replies)
... I had previously posted in the general immune disorder section. I had some blood work done back in June 2004 and was asked if I was ever told I had CMV (I had never even heard of it). They then did a mono spot test. The results of all tests are: CMV IGG Antibody .... 3.79 (Abnormal) CMV IGM Antibody ..... 0.28 (Normal) Epstien Barr IGM .... 0.32 (Normal) Epstein Barr... (4 replies)
... I think I can really help you!!! For over 5 years, I suffered from: - Blurred Vision - Brain fog - Dizziness - Excrutiating Fatigue - like I've been run over by a Mac truck fatigue - Sinusitis - tried 7 different antibiotics last year, CAT Scan still showed fluid remained. - Persistent colds and flus and bacterial infections. (causing extreme fatigue) - Cognitive... (7 replies)
... Okay so now I am done with that...but still picking away ...Now it is getting the EBV and CMV under control ... ... (3 replies)
New Labs In...
Nov 30, 2006
... I have high titers also for EBV and CMV....doc put me on Valtrex...and within a couple of weeks I can breathe better and feel so much better all around... ... (3 replies)
... Wow. I feel so bad for you. You are young and have your whole life ahead of you. You appear to be very intelligent. Take this on like a school project. In your limited time being awake and thinking, do your research. My initial thoughts: Juicing. If you are hypoglycemic you must eat some protein with your starches/sugars. If I start out my day with a (6 replies)
... nice guy who buys into EBV but also a huge Christian who doesn't really seem to buy into aggressive medical treatment like the Valtrex option I read about... ... (6 replies)
... if you have real high titers for the EBV I would suggest you asking to be put on an antiviral such as Valtrex for a while. There is no cure for herpe virus's but bringin up your immune system will help. Antivirals will help calm them down. ... (3 replies)
Anti-Viral meds..
May 19, 2007
... virals! If I had EBV, I'd definitely give Valtrex a try, since it seems to be very safe, and EBV responds well to it. ... (59 replies)
New Labs In...
Dec 1, 2006
... The EBV and CMV they are both in the family of herpes...and that doesn't mean that you have genital herpes...there are many many strains of this virus.... ... (3 replies)
... I think I did about 8 months of valtrex and saw a big improvement. Valtrex is more for the EBV virus. I was doing think it was 1,000 mg a day... ... (11 replies)
Anti-Viral meds..
Aug 23, 2007
... Ten weeks ago I started Valtrex at 3000 mg for the first week and then decreased it to 1500mg per day. The first couple of weeks were great and I felt the best I had in the past 3 years. ... (59 replies)
Anti-Viral meds..
May 21, 2007
... I wish I would have known this 16 months ago. Probably would have helped me with not getting this way. I tested negative, then started looking at everything else that can cause fatigue. I meet with my doctor this Thursday. She said she is going to start me on Valtrex (3-4 grams a day) for 3-4 months and see how I do. I'm excited. Even if it does mean that in 2-3... (59 replies)
... m also having a lot of cold sores since getting sick last year, despite being on a daily Valtrex prescription for it for the past two years, which previously controlled them very well. ... (1 replies)
New Blood Tests
Feb 19, 2008
... tabs Valtrex 2 x day as well. I did feel better in the beginning. But over the last 4 to 5 months I am back to almost square one. ... (6 replies)

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