A 34-year-old member asked:
what are the symptoms of torch syndrome?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Swati Avashia answered
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
Dr. Ecaterina Sartina answered
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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