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What causes the epstein barr virus?

What causes the epstein barr virus?

Is a virus: The epstein barr virus is a virus, a living very small organism capable of producing different diseases. ...Read more

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A virus is a small infectious agent that can replicate only inside the living cells of an organism. Viruses can infect all types of organisms, from animals and plants ...Read more


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What virus causes throat infection?

What virus causes throat infection?

Many causes: Many sore throats are caused by a viral illness, such as: the common cold, the most common type of viral infection. Infection of the voice box (laryngitis). Mononucleosis (mono, "the kissing disease"), a viral infection that tends to cause a persistent sore throat. Other viral infections, such as mumps, herpangina, or influenza. Can also cause sore throat. ...Read more

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What is epstein barr virus? What cause it?

What is epstein barr virus? What cause it?

Kissing: Epstein barr virus the cause of mononucleosis is spread by kissing. Once you are infected you shead virus in your saliva for 18 months, long after you've recovered. ...Read more

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What organism causes hepatitis?

What organism causes hepatitis?

Most commonly: A virus. But hepatitis is a generic term meaning inflammation of the liver. This ca have both infectious ads well as non infectious causes. ...Read more

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What causes the human immunodeficiency virus?

What causes the human immunodeficiency virus?

HIV: The obvious answer is that HIV causes it. But perhaps you meant "how do you get it?" you get HIV by having unsafe sex or by sharing needles/syringes by someone else who has it. ...Read more

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What sort of virus causes viral cardiomyopathy?

What sort of virus causes viral cardiomyopathy?

A number: Can. During the winter months, influenza can do it. In the summer months, enteroviruses such as coxsackie can. ...Read more

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What bacteria/viruses cause herpes simplex?

What bacteria/viruses cause herpes simplex?

Virus: There are two types of herpes viruses that are most common.Type one causes cold sores and the 2nd types causes genital herpes, although in this day pf different sexual mores the. Two can be interchangeable. ...Read more

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What viruses cause congenital infections?

What viruses cause congenital infections?

Many: Many viruses can cause congenital infections. Some classic causes include: Herpes Simplex Virus; Cytomegalovirus; rubella; parvovirus; HIV; varicella; West Nile virus; measles.... Among others. ...Read more

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Does the eb virus cause infectious mononucleosis?

Does the eb virus cause infectious mononucleosis?

Yes: The epstein barr virus (ebv) causes mononucleosis. After infection, it stays in the body for life. If the infection occurs in early childhood, the illness will be similar to the common cold. Most people have been infected by the ebv virus by the time they reach adulthood. ...Read more

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What causes toxoplasmosis infection?

What causes toxoplasmosis infection?

A parasite: Toxoplasmosis is a parasite that lives in the cat digestive system. It is transmitted to humans through contact with cat feces in kitty litter, with soil that cats have defecated in or with a cat's anus (groomers or vets). It typically just causes a mild flu-like syndrome. Like any other infection, it can be serious in immune-compromised people, like those with aids or on chemotherapy. ...Read more

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What is epstein barr virus symptoms usually?

What is epstein barr virus symptoms usually?

Glandular fever: Or mononucleosis as it is more properly called is the most common presentation for ebv when it causes symptoms. Fever, sore throat, swollen lymph glands, enlarged liver and spleen with loss of appetite and fatigue are common. ...Read more

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What causes viral meningitis?

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What causes viral meningitis?

A number of viruses: Fairly common ones are enteroviruses, varicella, and mumps virus. ...Read more

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What is syphilis virus?

What is syphilis virus?

Bacteria, not virus: There is no syphilis virus. Syphilis is a bacterial disease, caused by treponema pallidum, a spirochete. ...Read more

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What causes viral meningitis infection?

What causes viral meningitis infection?

Dozens of things: Influenza, parainfluenza, adenovirus, enterovirus, poliovirus, western equine encephalitis, eastern equin encehaplitis virus, st. Louis encephalitis virus, west nile virus, measles virus and varicella zoster virus just to name a few. ...Read more

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What causes rubella?

What causes rubella?

Single viral strain: Rubella is caused by a virus with only 1 known strain & humans as the only known source. Infection is passed by contact with infected fluid on surfaces or in the air from a sneeze or cough. Immunization has reduced the case numbers when used, but is not 100% efective after 1 dose. Ease of international travel & transmission during incubation results in clusters of new cases every year. ...Read more

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What causes the hepatitis b and c virus? Like mosquitoes causes malaria, what causes hepatitis b and c virus

What causes the hepatitis b and c virus? Like mosquitoes causes malaria, what causes hepatitis b and c virus

Wrong word: Mosquito bites transmit malaria which is caused by a parasite. Hbv and hcv are caused by viruses transmitted by blood and certain body fluids. ...Read more

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What risk does the virus varicella-zoster virus(vzv) cause to fetuses?

What risk does the virus varicella-zoster virus(vzv) cause to fetuses?

Serious effects: Varicella-zoster virus can cause prematurity, encephalitis, pneumonia, intrauterine growth restriction, central nervous system abnormalities, limb abnormalities, blindness, and possibly death if birth occurs during active infection. This is one reason why the VZV vaccine is contraindicated during pregnancy since it is a live vaccine. ...Read more

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What type of herpes simplex virus causes cold sores?

What type of herpes simplex virus causes cold sores?

Type 1 more common: Cold sores on or near the lips are due to recurrence of herpes type 1 or 2. Herpes viruses, after the initial infection, live in a person's nerves and travel down the nerves to the surface to form blisters that break open, spreading more virus. Type 1 is more common on the lips, and type 2 more common on the genitals. With people engaging in oral sex, either type can be in one or both locations. ...Read more

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When i was younger i was younger i was diagnosed with CMV virus and herpes 6 virus. What are they, meaning, and cause. ?

Viral illness: Herpes 6 = roseola, a benign self limited infection that occurs in kids under 3. CMV can cause a mono-like illness, and is also generally benign. You have nothing to worry about with either of these past infections at this point. ...Read more

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What are the complications of CMV virus?

Varies.: Most people have been in contact with CMV, but only people with weakened immune systems tend to get seriously ill with it. One of the most serious complications is pneumonia followed by encephalitis. There can be serious problems if the virus is contracted by pregnant women. ...Read more

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Hi,I have been tested for cmv.what other conditions is the virus related too?

Hi,I have been tested for cmv.what other conditions is the virus related too?

Mostly: INFANT issues if CMV is passed on by the mother! There are no specific related disorders ..I am not sure what your question refers to....ask again with more details CMV is a VERY SPECIFIC infectious disease!) Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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If one has the CMV virus for how is this person contagious?

If one has the CMV virus for how is this person contagious?

Hard to say: CMV is one of the infections that can achieve a latent or hibernating state & reactivate periodically. Day care center studies have documented 30-70% urine or saliva prevalence in 1-3yo. Adults also shed the virus periodically after infection. Regular hygienic practices should be followed in all age groups at any time & those recovering from CMV should not be treated any differently. ...Read more

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I am a 17 year old female, and I was born with CMV virus. I havent felt well lately, and was wondering if CMV can relaspe the first time 17 years later?

I am a 17 year old female, and I was born with CMV virus. I havent felt well lately, and was wondering if CMV can relaspe the first time 17 years later?

No: CMV is a common ailment that most adults will have had in childhood. You heal, develop antibodies and suffer no further issues with it. If you have a medical condition or treatments that weaken your immune system, like cancer or chemo, you might see an awakening of this or other agents. ...Read more

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When infected with the CMV virus, how can you know if your outbreak is from a primary or a recurring infection?

When infected with the CMV virus, how can you know if your outbreak is from a primary or a recurring infection?

Immune system: If you have an intact immune system, you will only get ill once. If you don't, hopefully your physician tested for CMV when they noted your status. ...Read more

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I work with handicap adults that have CMV virus and am currently trying to conceive. Can their CMV virus be danger for unborn child?

I work with handicap adults that have CMV virus and am currently trying to conceive. Can their CMV virus be danger for unborn child?

Yes: Most kids acquire CMV in childhood and have a mild flu like illness. If you did you should have antibodies that are evident on a blood test.If not, a CMV infection during pregnancy could pass to baby and cause problems ranging from hearing loss to brain damage or worse.I would check with your pcp or OB and have a CMV titer run, then you can plan accordingly.There is no vaccine at this time. ...Read more

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I have rubelaa IgG positive 258 and IgM negative .33 and cytomegalo virus(cmv) IgG positive 91 and IgM negative 0.32.Can i plan a baby now?

I have rubelaa IgG positive 258 and IgM negative .33 and cytomegalo virus(cmv) IgG positive 91 and IgM negative 0.32.Can i plan a baby now?

Maybe: Planning a baby is a big decision. You have antibodies showing prior infection with rubella and CMV - this should not affect your decision as congenital infection is unlikely to occur. However, you should consider other factors - personal, health, etc. ...Read more

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Is a low grade fever normal 2 1/2 months after diagnosis of rmsf and CMV virus? I am on round 2 of doxycline but still fever and sweats persists.

Is a low grade fever normal 2 1/2 months after diagnosis of rmsf and CMV virus? I am on round 2 of doxycline but still fever and sweats persists.

Infectious disease: Specialist consultation would be helpful at this point. Also consider seeing an acupuncturist. Chinese medicine doctor. Their protocols can help in this situation in addition to the other things you are doing. ...Read more

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My daughter was born with CMV the virus was only 200% at 3months old in the blood count. Will she be able normal? Takes Valcyte (valganciclovir) n now blood count 495

My daughter was born with CMV the virus was only 200% at 3months old in the blood count. Will she be able normal? Takes Valcyte (valganciclovir) n now blood count 495

Hard to be sure: When mom has her first ever CMV infection in pregnancy, the outcome is very time sensitive.The earlier in pregnancy the more likely to have serious impact. Later in pregnancy it has less effect and worries focus on hearing damage.Your numbers under treatment looks good & you are doing all you can.I would enroll in an early childhood intervention plan and monitor hearing every few months. ...Read more

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If I am suffering from rubella virus infection, and CMV infection, than chances of HIV infection is how much?

If I am suffering from rubella virus infection, and CMV infection, than chances of HIV infection is how much?

There is no link: Those diseaes are not linked--you need to be tested for them individually and having one does not confer risk for the other. But are you sure you have active rubella and cmv, or just evidence of past infection? Consult with your doctor directly. ...Read more

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Can CMV virus and type 2 diabetes together make the HIV western blot and PCR viral load tests false positive for hiv?

Yes: A false positive is possible. A test done by a reputable lab is far better than the otc options! false positives can happen even if your health status is perfect! ...Read more

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I got missed of 1 month pregnency, after torch evalution it was rubella virus, herpes, & CMV infection, doc prescribe me spiramycin, now what to do?

Weigh risks: Not sure i completely understand, but if you were diagnosed with rubella or CMV early in pregnancy, there could be some serious effects on the baby. How far along are you? You may want to consider ending the pregnancy if the infection reached the fetus. Talk to your doctor about options. ...Read more

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I 'm pregnant in 37 week .in lab cmv igg is 76 and cmv Igm is in normal rang. Is it dangerious ? What time do I sick to cmv viruse ?

I 'm pregnant in 37 week .in  lab cmv igg is 76 and cmv Igm is in normal rang. Is it dangerious ? What time do I sick  to cmv viruse ?

CMV Titer: What your test means is you have been exposed to CMV at some time in your life and have antibodies to the virus. You are like most adults in the world. Since your IgM is negative you do not have an acute infection so there is no risk to your baby. You are not going to be sick from CMV. The lab result you have is normal. ...Read more

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