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cytomegalovirus retinitis

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Looking at retina...: ...With an ophthalmoscope - an ophthalmologist does that at every exam.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randall Wong
33 years experience Ophthalmology
No Treatment: There is no known acceptable treatment for retinitis pigmentosa. None.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ehsan Sadri
26 years experience Ophthalmology
None yet: No cure as of yet. We are working hard on this and many exciting breakthroughs have occurred but no definitive cure.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarah Kohl
35 years experience Travel Medicine
Many: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) has many manifestations. Some of the symptoms depend upon age and some based on underlying health. Two groups are particularly v ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Retinochoroidopathy: Birdshot retinochoroidopathy is an uncommon chronic posterior uveitis. It should be followed by a specialist. Treatment is focused on reducing infla ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No: This is an inherited deficiency of support for the retinal light receptive cells. The result is a drop out of these cells and progressive loss of vis ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: There's no cure for cmv, and treatment for the virus generally isn't necessary or recommended for healthy children and adults. But if you are immunoco ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Primary infection: If a women acquires CMV infection during pregnancy, the virus infects the fetus and causes severe injury to multiple organs and may cause fetal death. ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Primary infection: The mother who somehow avoided CMV in her own childhood is susceptible to a primary infection at any time. If this is experianced during pregnancy, it ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Most large communities have a retinitis pigmentosa support group. You can find out about them from your local society for the blind, state agencies f ... Read More

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