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Congenital disorder during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hello
Doctor :  
how can i help u?
User :   hi, im expecting a baby in december and i had an amnio and the results were positive for cytomegalovirus and im just worried about what could happen
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
is this ur first pregnancy?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
u are 6th month pregnant now?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
There is no specific treatment for congenital CMV.
Doctor :   * Inflammation of the retina(innermost part of eye)
* Jaundice
* Large spleen and liver
* Low birth weight
* Mineral deposits in the brain
* Rash at birth (petechiae)
* Seizures
* Small head size (microcephaly)

Doctor :   these are the symptoms of congenital cmv
Doctor :  
Possible Complications

* Psychomotor retardation
* Deafness

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