Causes: CMV is related to the viruses that cause chickenpox, herpes simplex virus.
Symptoms: While most healthy people don’t experience symptoms, there are certain.
Symptoms in babies: A few babies who have CMV appear healthy at birth.
Possible symptoms in newborns: Babies who have CMV and who are sick at birth might.
People who have weakened immunity: People with weakened immunity might experience serious problems.
Healthy adults: Most healthy people experience few if any symptoms. In the case they do.
When to see a doctor: See a doctor if you have a weakened immune system and if you’re experiencing.
Rest if you’re otherwise healthy: If you’re experiencing any mild, generalized symptoms.
When your child should see a doctor: If you know you were infected with CMV during pregnancy.
It spreads through body fluids: When the virus is active, you can pass it to other people.
Common ways it’s transmitted: CMV can also be transmitted when touching your eyes.
Other causes: CMV can also be a complication from organ, bone marrow, or stem cell transplantation.
During pregnancies: Someone who’s pregnant and infected can pass the virus to the baby before or during birth.
Risk factors: CMV is a common virus that can infect almost anyone. Over half of adults.
Complications: Complications can vary, depending on your overall health.