What symptoms and signs did you experience with CMV?
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What are cytomegalovirus infection symptoms and signs?
Most people infected with CMV do not have any symptoms or complications and do not recall any contact with an infected person, so most people are unaware they have been infected. Acute CMV infection may cause infectious mononucleosis-like (or mono-like) symptoms, such as fever, enlarged lymph nodes, sore throat, muscle aches, loss of appetite, enlarged liver or spleen, and fatigue.
In people with suppressed immune systems, CMV infection can attack different organs of the body and may cause blurred vision and blindness (CMV retinitis), lung infection (pneumonia), diarrhea (colitis), inflammation of the liver (hepatitis), or inflammation of the brain (encephalitis), which may cause behavioral changes, seizures, or coma.
Infants with CMV infection at birth (congenital CMV) can show signs and symptoms of yellow skin and eyes (jaundice), skin rash, low birth weight, pneumonia, enlarged liver and spleen, and seizures.