Top
20
Doctor insights on: Cytomegalovirus Age

Share
1

1
Does chikenpox cause infertility in female? Age 21.

Does chikenpox cause infertility in female? Age 21.

No: Before the era of chicken pox vaccines, and even now in countries that don't use the chicken pox vaccine, most people catch chicken pox disease... and it doesn't cause infertility, as all these women who have had chicken pox continue to have children and grow the world's population. ...Read more

Dr. John Botti
104 doctors shared insights

Cmv Infection (Definition)

CMV= cytomegalovirus, a virus in the herpesvirus family that can infect anyone. CMV is spread by direct contact of body fluids, such as saliva, blood, urine, semen, vaginal fluids, and breast milk. CMV infection can have a wide range of symptoms from no symptoms to symptoms of fever and fatigue (resembling infectious mononucleosis) to severe symptoms involving brain, ...Read more


2

2
Immune to rubella, measles, mumps if you've had vaccines 2x before age six?

Immune to rubella, measles, mumps if you've had vaccines 2x before age six?

Mostly: Although vaccines are safe and effective, there is an occasional peron whose immune system does not respond well to the recommended series. Thus they are not immune. If needed, blood tests can measure this. Still worth immunizing to maximize protection. ...Read more

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
2 doctors agreed:
3

3
Can people, say, age 13, die of leukemia.?

Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
2 doctors agreed:
Can people, say, age 13, die of leukemia.?

Yes: There are various types of leukemia. Some are more treatable than others. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/leukemia/ds00351 and http://www.Lls.Org/#/diseaseinformation/leukemia/ for more info. Talk to oncologist for more info. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Can young girls (20-25 years of age) be affected by piles?

Can young girls (20-25 years of age) be affected by piles?

Piles or hemorrhoids: are normal veins that everyone has but can become symptomatic ant any age , any sex from constipation, diarrhea or straining of any kind. They are meant to last a lifetime so if they are symptomatic first determine the reason and correct that before rushing off for a hemorrhoid operation or procedure. ...Read more

8

8
Does epstein barr virus cause infertility in men?

Does epstein barr virus cause infertility in men?

EB Virus and INFERTI: No it does not.There is no evidence to support it causes infertility in men. ...Read more

9

9
How can one reduce the antibody counts for herpes simplex virus, rubella, cytomegalo virus?

How can one reduce the antibody counts for herpes simplex virus, rubella, cytomegalo virus?

No reason to: They are your immunity. CMV and rubella antibodies protect your unborn child. I'm sorry someone confused you. Best wishes. ...Read more

10

10
Who is most affected by dengue fever (sex, ethnicity, age, etc)?

Who is most affected by dengue fever (sex, ethnicity, age, etc)?

Location is issue.: Dengue is most common in tropical & sub-tropical areas of Africa, South-east Asia, the Western Pacific, Eastern Mediterranean & the Americas. See: http://www.cdc.gov/dengue/epidemiology/ ...Read more

11

11
Human papilloma virus vaccine for boys ok?

Human papilloma virus vaccine for boys ok?

Highly recommended: The hpv vaccine has been well tolerated. It's recommended for boys at 11 or 12 through age 21 but can be given as young as 9 (and through age 26 for those at higher risk). It reduces the risk of anal cancer in boys and girls as well as the risk of cervical cancer in girls. Hopefully it will reduce some other hpv related cancers. The Gardasil hpv also reduces sexually transmitted warts by 90%. ...Read more

12

12
Can rubella vaccine cause viral mengitis 3 months later?

No: To my knowledge, this has never been reported. Possibly one of the other physicians on this panel may know otherwise. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
13

13
What are stomach cancer incidence per age group paticularly in the 20s age group?

What are stomach cancer incidence per age group paticularly in the 20s age group?

None at your age: Extremely rare things happen very rarely. Most gastric cancer occurs after age 60. Please see a doctor to review your risks and answer your questions that you have asked here repeatedly. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
14

14
Hla gene mutations predispose one to developing autoimmunity after viral &/or vaccine exposure...Why not screen for mutations before vaccinating us?

Hla gene mutations predispose one to developing autoimmunity after viral &/or vaccine exposure...Why not screen for mutations before vaccinating us?

Vaccine-preventable : Infections trigger clinical symptoms of auto-immune disorders far more often & more severely than do vaccines. The who's criteria for assessing adverse reactions to vaccines, including autoimmune diseases, are the consistency, strength & specificity of an association, not just a temporal relationship. Image.Thelancet.Com/.../02art9340web.Pdf discusses current & future epidemiology ...Read more

15

15
What genetic diseases manifest themselves around age 50?

What genetic diseases manifest themselves around age 50?

Genetic disease at 5: Gray hair, high blood pressure, diabetes, coronary artery disease. All but the first are not normal in humans. But occur when you feed/exercise your genes wrong, ...Read more

16

16
Hematology: what is the cause of childhood lymphocytic predominance seen from 2 weeks of age until age 8?

Hematology: what is the cause of childhood lymphocytic predominance seen from 2 weeks of age until age 8?

Viral encounters: This is likely due to viral exposures early in life. The lymphocytes are the primary cell involved in the processing of viruses. Since early in life most of these encounters are new, there tends to be a lymphocyte predominance in the white blood cell differential. ...Read more

17

17
May older children and adults catch the respiratory syncytial virus (rsv)?

May older children and adults catch the respiratory syncytial virus (rsv)?

Yes: RSV may be acquired at any age. It is especially severe in its presentation among patients who are already ill. The elderly population is also vulnerable. To prevent the spread of RSV, good hand washing and wiping off surfaces with anti-bacterial wipes is helpful. PRMG/Pediatrics/CA ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
18

18
Could sickle cell anemia affect a specific, geographical, cultural or age group?

Could sickle cell anemia affect a specific, geographical, cultural or age group?

Genetics: Sickle cell disease is a condition caused by inheriting two copies (one from each parent) of a mutated beta-hemoglobin gene. Sickle cell disease does help lessen the symptoms of certain diseases like malaria, and this is why certain ethnic groups that lived at one time in malaria-prone regions of the world (such as africa) have a higher incidence of carrying the sickle cell gene. ...Read more

19

19
Are children able to get immunity from chicken pox vaccine if they were given immunoglobulin at age 2 years?

Are children able to get immunity from chicken pox vaccine if they were given immunoglobulin at age 2 years?

Confusing question: Any benefit of immunoglobulin is transient. It circulates in the system much as those passed by mothers to their newborn. After 30 to 90 days it is essentially gone. Only true vaccination or active disease will generate immunity to chickenpox or other similar diseases. ...Read more