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Going to die from Cytomegalovirus or go blind. Advise?

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Am I going to die from cmv or go blind...I will make a Drs appointment asap plz help me Thanks
Posted Thu, 5 Sep 2013 in Infections
Answered by Dr. Basheer Ahamed 51 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Consult an eye specialist at the earliest.

Detailed Answer:
CMV infection affects the retina of the eye. It is called CMV retinitis.

It not treated promptly it may cause blindness in your and it is irreversible.

Your need to consult your doctor and ask for a referral to an Ophthalmologist.

He will examine your eye and confirm the diagnosis. It is treated with medicine like Ganciclovir.

Hope the answer helps you.
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