Cytomegalovirus | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • I’m pregnant and have CMV. Do I need any special tests?
  • What treatment is best for me?
  • Are there any activities I should restrict while I’m sick?
  • How long should I keep my child home from school?
  • How long will I be contagious?
  • I have CMV. Should I stop breastfeeding my baby?
  • I work at a daycare center. How long should I stay home?
  • Will my newborn have any problems because I had CMV while I was pregnant?
  • I have HIV. Do I need any special treatments?
  • Should I see an eye doctor?


Cytomegalovirus by GH Taylor, M.D. (American Family Physician February 01, 2003,

Written by editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 07/13
Created: 04/03