The Possibility Of Contracting Citomegalo Virus Infection If There Are Family Members Who Experience It?

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Is it certain that if one family member is infected with cmv, can you be sure that all of them can be infected?

1 Answer:

Regards,

CMV is a citomegalo virus infection, where this infectious condition often does not cause significant symptoms in patients. Therefore, it is rarely known whether there is infection in an individual or a family in one household. And in general, it is not certain that if one family member is diagnosed with CMV then other family members will also be infected with CMV.

Some of the risk of transmission and the mode of CMV infection also need to be considered so that it can prevent the risk of transmission to other people, namely:

1. sex

2. contact with patient fluids, such as urine or saliva, vaginal mucus during delivery

3. breastfeeding

4. organ transplant

5. blood donation

Therefore, the risk of transmission in one family increases, if the family has the habit of drinking with the same glass or does not get used to washing hands regularly.

However, to be sure, it is necessary to check directly with your family doctor or your internal medicine doctor to determine the general condition of the family. The doctor can plan serology tests for CMV.

If there is a positive CMV result, no specific treatment is given. Increased immunity and the immune system can help increase the body's defense system against CMV infection.

That is the information we can convey, also read CMV.

dr. Ulfi

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