• Sat. Oct 29th, 2022

The novel coronavirus is not only known for causing mild to severe infections, but is also efficient in leaving a post COVID effect. As per reports, five cases of Cytomegalovirus (CMV), leading to rectal bleeding in COVID immunocompetent patients have been re…

Jul 1, 2021

Cytomegalovirus primarily affects people with weakened immunity and therefore, it may also go unnoticed. However, there are a few signs and symptoms that can tell you whether you have contracted the virus.
According to experts, sore throat, muscle aches, fatigue, swollen glands and fever may be some of the most common symptoms.
More grievous symptoms may include diarrhea, abdominal pain, fever, rectal bleeding, and weight loss.
As per reports from the hospital, out of five patients ranging from 30 to 70 years, four had lower gastrointestinal bleeding and another patient reported intestinal obstruction.
Two of them experienced “massive bleeding”, one requiring emergency surgery.
One patient succumbed due to massive bleeding and severe chest disease. Three of the total patients were successfully treated with antiviral therapy.