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what are the symptoms of torch syndrome?

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Dr. Swati Avashia
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Multitude: Torch stands for several infections: toxoplasmosis, other (syphilis), rubella, cytomegalovirus, and herpes virus. These can affect the fetus so the baby is born with a congenital infection. To read more go to this link: http://www.Childrenshospital.Org/az/site2044/mainpages2044p1.Html.
Answered on Feb 28, 2014
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Dr. Ecaterina Sartina
34 years experience Pediatrics
TORCH symptoms:: Fever; difficulties feeding; small areas of bleeding under the skin, causing the appearance of small reddish or purplish spots; enlargement of the liver and spleen (hepatosplenomegaly); yellowish discoloration of the skin, whites of the eyes, and mucous membranes (jaundice); hearing impairment; abnormalities of the eyes; and/or other symptoms and findings, growth & developmental delays, small head.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
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Torch symptoms: Symptoms of torch infection may include fever and poor feeding. Newborns are usually small for their gestationsal age. They may also have a reddish ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Fine
30 years experience Infectious Disease
A genetic mutation: It is a genetic condition that causes congenital (in the uterus) changes that resemble an infection.
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Silverman
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5 : Cmv, herpes, rubella, syphilis, toxoplasmosis.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donna Wilkins
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TORCH tests: Torch is the acronym for toxoplasmosis, rubella, CMV (cytomegalovirus) and herpes. To determine if your baby has one of these virus infections blood ... Read More
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