What are the chances of having CMV infections in consecutive pregnancies?

Very low. CMV infection that affects a pregnancy and causes complications is usually a result of a first infection. Because immunity generally results after an infection, the likelihood of having complications occur again are very rare.
Virtually nil. Primary CMV infection happens only once, though the virus lives in the white blood cells of the person for the rest of her/his life and may become active and cause disease if the person is immunosuppressed.

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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...

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...

What happens to my child as a result of CMV infection?

It depends. According to the match of dimes "cmv is the most common congenital (present at birth) infection in the United States. Each year, about 40, 000 babies are born with CMV infection. Luckily, the virus does not harm most of them. But about 4, 000 of these babies develop mental retardation, learning disabilities, hearing loss, vision loss, or other disabilities as a result of CMV infection. ". Read more...
Most likely nothing. More than half the children get CMV infection without any consequences. A few may get a mono like illness. Cmv is a serious illness for the fetus, if a mother gets primary infection during pregnancy. CMV infection, new or old, can be troublesome in people with immune deficiency. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: CMV infection?

CMV infection. 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, eyes and other organs. Read more...

I need a straight answer. What is CMV infections?

Cytomegalovirus. It is an infection caused by cytomegalovius, a member of the herpesvirus family, it may affect the parotid gland, most people are assymptomatic unless they become immunosupressed like in HIV infection, transplant patients that are receiving suppressive therapy. Cytomegalovirus may affect the retina in HIV patients, may cause ulcer of the esophagous etc... Read more...
Viral infection. CMV stands for cytomegalo viirus. More than 50% of the population acquires the infection in childhood without any symptoms, signs or disease. Primary CMV infection in a pregnant woman can cause serious disease in the fetus. Adults with immune deficiency may reactivate their latent CMV and develop various illnesses from it, e.g., retinitis, vasculitis. Read more...

Are there good natural treatments for CMV infection?

Usually none needed. Most CMV infections do not require treatment, alternative or otherwise. CMV needs to be treated when it complicates immune deficiency and in that case i would not recommend "alternative" treatments. Read more...
NO!!! What are "natural" treatments? These otc preparations have seldom had any proven effectiveness, they have been implicated in the production of numerous problems due to contamination by substances not listed on the packages, they are unregulated supplements not supervised by fda. Why would you spend good money on ineffective materials? Read more...

Which treatments for CMV infection are most effective?

Oral vs Intravenous. Intravenous gancyclovir is very effective. Clever chemists have added valine to gancyclovir (valgancyclovir) making it a very effective oral option. Read more...
Usually none needed. Usually no treatment is needed for CMV infection. CMV becomes a problem in people with immune deficiency and it is the immune disorder that needs priority attention. Read more...

I have congenital CMV infection is it genetic?

No. This is not passed through the genes.It is caused if a woman develops a CMV infection while pregnant, passing it to baby during the process. Read more...

How should I treat CMV infection?

More info needed. Severity depends on the site. Most kids and adults recover without treatment if immune system is normal. Very complicated topic if there are immunologic issues. The virus is widespread among humans. Read more...
You do not. Vast majority of the CMV infections are sub-clinical, i.e., without signs or symptoms. Why do you want to treat CMV infection? If CMV infection needs treatment, the patient has other serious health issues and it is not something you would treat yourself for. Read more...