Cytomegalovirus Contact Precaution
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University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolWhile CMV is one of the more common congenital infections, it is usually causes sequellae only in infants whose mothers acquire CMV infection for the first time during pregnancy. Universal precautions and good handwashing have been shown to be very... Read more »
New York University, School of MedicineDear Peggy,CMV is a common virus to afflict the second born child. It is treatable if it is symptomatic as it can be in people with poor immune systems like babies or people with HIV. In children it will usually go away with age unless it is causing... Read more »
Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineActive cytomegalovirus infection in the mother especially early in pregnancy can cause a number of different types of birth defects in newborn infants including hearing loss, mental retardation, growth retardation, visual disturbances, and... Read more »
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Posted by desertfox, 2 RepliesI'm writing this to relieve tension. I am a worrier by nature (Taken anxiety meds before# but I'm also very analytica and honest with myself. What I am not is smart when it comes to thinking with the head on top of my shoulders vs the other guy... Read more »
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What types of contacts and levels of contacts have you had since getting tested?...
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Posted by mental_caselook i am trying to help you here but...
you have an awful weird definition of CASUAL contact!
there is not an exchange of cum or blood in casual contact it is that simple.
WHAT YOU ARE RELATING IS NOT CASUAL CONTACT!
in life anything can happen and if... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyWhen studies on possible HIV infection per contact, what does per contact mean? does it mean every time you stick your penis into a girls vagina or does it mean each time you have sex?
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