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Cmv And Hsv
Thalassemia is a type of hemoglobinopathy. It is inherited from one or both of your parents. There are many kind of thalassemia. Most causes anemia (low red blood cell count). Anemia couod be severe requiring blood. Taking iron does not cure the disease. Thalassemia is common in people living in the mediteranian countries, africa, middle east, india, and sotheastern asia such ...Read more
My 2 weeks old girl has Cong. Bila. Cataract. TORCH igg test results: Rubela and CMV positive, HSV and TOX Neg.TORCH igm : neg. is this the reason?
Hello sir/madam , my wife's TSH level is 6 . And she is also poitive with cmv igg,hsv igg and rubella igg. What to do?
Return to the doctor: Lab test results are just numbers, without much meaning unless one can see the whole picture of the patient's situation. Thus, a patient should return to her doctor for evaluation and treatment of thyroid problems. Having a TSH level of 6 may mean her thyroid gland is not producing enough thyroid hormone (which then causes the brain to respond by producing more TSH, thus causing a high TSH level). ...Read more
Cmv igG ab came at 0.76 (high) and HSV I IgG at 33.50 (high) everything else normal. Is this bad? Do I have HIV even tho I tested negative for it.
I've ongoing gastritis and diarrhea after unprotected sex 2y ago.I've rash ,oral yeast & fatigue also.My hiv Elisa combo after 3months , rapid at 5month,EIA antibody after 1.5years ALL NEGATIVE.H pylori, HBV,HCV,HSV -1&2 all negative.Only CMV igG pos?
Depends: CMV (cytomegalovirus) infection in children and young adults with intact immune system is usually a trivial infection. However, pregnant mother becomes infected the first time, the virus infects her fetus. Sensorineural hearing loss and developmental delay are common sequelae following congenital CMV infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies: Vast majority will have no symptoms with maternal infection and do fine. Of babies who do have congenital infection they may have low birth weight, rash, small head size, enlarged liver or spleen reaction, seizures, small head size, retardation, inflamed retina (eye) and vision loss or may seem fine at birth but present late with hearing loss, coordination problems or retardation. ...Read more
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 immunocompromised due to HIV or treatment after organ transplantation, you may need an antiviral med, such as ganciclovir, depending on where the infection is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Varies considerably: This can have a small impact or lead to abortion and major organ damage. The earlier in pregnancy a mother has it, the more likely it will be devastating. If it happens near the end, there may be isolated progressive hearing loss & other issues but the kid usually is otherwise normal. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common: Docs can only post 400 characters in their responses i.e. too long a subject to discuss in this forum. Most people just have a short lived viral syndrome. Here is some information from the CDC: http://www.cdc.gov/cmv/overview.html ...Read more
Depends: Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is itself highly contagious. However, it rarely causes a problem in a person with an intact immune system. Serious infections occur in fetuses (devastating!) whose moms get CMV while pregnant and in immunocompromised patients (with aids or organ transplant recipients). It is this last group that is most likely to get CMV colitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A variety of infections caused by herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2. Type 1 infections are marked by the eruption of vesicles on lips or at the external nares; type 2 by such lesions on the genitalia. Both types often are dormant and reappear during febrile illnesses or even physiologic states such as menstruation. The viruses become latent and and may not ...Read more