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What Causes Cmv Virus
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
What causes the hepatitis b and c virus? Like mosquitoes causes malaria, what causes hepatitis b and c virus
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When i was younger i was younger i was diagnosed with CMV virus and herpes 6 virus. What are they, meaning, and cause. ?
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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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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?
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If I am suffering from rubella virus infection, and CMV infection, than chances of HIV infection is how much?
Can CMV virus and type 2 diabetes together make the HIV western blot and PCR viral load tests false positive for hiv?
Cmv and virus hello there I have a doubt relative to cytomegalovirus, why does it attack especifically your retina and also why do viruses remain in our blood even after affecting a specific organ for example hepatitis C which affects the liver still rem
Hve hbp & CMV virus. Metoprolol & losartan cntrls hbp well. history of sinus infections. On cipro (ciprofloxacin) - 4 wks. Change of antiob or what? Dr appt tomorrow.
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
Polyclonal light chain elevation. Past ebv cmv igg. Should i ask for virus culture or igm for ebv? Recurring fever with sore throat. Asked MD already
IGM INDICATES ACTIVE: AND RECENT INFECTION...IGG ONLY TELLS YOU THAT YOU HAD THE INFECTION IN THE PAST ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer