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medicine for rubella virus

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Cloaked RNA virus : Rubella is a RNA virus that is easily transmitted easily in nasal & throat secretions. As many as half of those infected have no symptoms & for those ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nothing really: The rubella virus doesn't really attack anything. It focuses only on making more of itself. It starts in the nose usually and then go to the blood. ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Like all viruses,: it enters the body's cells, and hijacks the cell's replication apparatus to make more copies of itself. In the process the cell is damaged destroyed, ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Injures a fetus: Rubella virus is a rather mild illness when experienced in middle childhood & before a vaccine was available parents often had block parties to expose ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
31 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Rubella aka german measles, is an infection that primarily affects the skin and lymph nodes. It is caused by the rubella virus (not the same virus tha ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Wallen
35 years experience Pediatrics
Really?: Rubella? Yes, It's very contagious but are you sure it's rubella. The vaccination program in the USA has been very successful and has been essential ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
All children with: Rational parents are immunized against this at age 12m.
A female asked:
Dr. Kay Nelson
Specializes in Family Medicine
Old: IGG is + due to a previous infection, weeks, months, even years before. Don't worry about it.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: This was a common viral illness of childhood many years ago before vaccines were available.It was a relatively mild illness for kids, but produces fet ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
23 years experience Pediatrics
Rubella immune: It means you have antibodies to rubella, and are considered immune to the infection.

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