Patient Comments: Cytomegalovirus - Risk Factors

Question:

Do you have any risk factors for CMV?

Comment from: nyjessie2Ca, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: May 30

As an infant I had colic. Growing up I had constant infections, strep throat, ear infections, stomach problems, constipation, and blood in stool. Through those years until now I had infections with high white blood counts, requiring hospitalizations and IV antibiotics. Also in early teens I had mononucleosis and spent 2 weeks in bed. In 20's I was very sick. Blood work showed positive for mono, Epstein Barr virus, also cytomegalovirus (CMV), as well as enlarged liver. I have herpes simplex still. I also have chronic progressive multiple sclerosis and Barrett’s esophagus. I wonder if they are related.

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