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Plz help me, my sister is pregnant,her hsv1 IgG negative,igm positive.is there any chance to get a healthybaby.Doctor diag hsv1 in lips not in genital?

Plz help me, my sister is pregnant,her hsv1 IgG negative,igm positive.is there any chance to get a healthybaby.Doctor diag hsv1 in lips not in genital?

Yes: The baby will unlikely be affected by the Herpes Type I infection your sister has now. Many people are exposed and have herpetic lesions on the mouth and lips. The greatest risk of newborn HSV infection is transmitting the virus through the birth canal when the mother has genital HSV. The risk is lower prior to delivery. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Why is my CMV IgM always positive, years later. It caused such a scare to the drs when they tested me during pregnancy?

Why is my CMV IgM always positive, years later. It caused such a scare to the drs when they tested me during pregnancy?

Get it rechecked: The presence of CMV IgM is not solely indicative of primary infection. CMV IgM is detectable when a person 1) is newly infected, 2) has been infected in the past but recently re-exposed to CMV, 3) is undergoing reactivation of CMV infection that was acquired in the past, or 4) has a false-positive test result. Thus, the presence of CMV IgM should not be used by itself to diagnose primary CMV infec ...Read more

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Can rubella IgM be positive in early pregnancy?

Can rubella IgM be positive in early pregnancy?

Should not: IgM (immunoglobulin M) is a class of antibodies that are produced in the early phase of an acute infection. Later antibodies of the IgG class are formed. Past infection or vaccination leads to positive IgG antiboies. If IgM antibodies are positive, the test should be first repeated to ensure it is not false positive. If it is truly positive it suggests acute infection with Rubella. ...Read more

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Could rubella IgM be positive in early pregnancy?

Only if Infected: Rubella IgM indicates recent infection. Rubella IgG indicates old infection. If your IgM is elvated you need to discuss this with your OB/GYN ASAP. ...Read more

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What to do about rubella IgM may b positive in early pregnancy?

Rubella IgM: IgM means recent infection and chances of transmission vertically to fetus are rather high. Universal vaccination was started because it is very difficult to treat a baby born with rubella infection and I am unaware of an effective treatment for fetus. In such a case, would recommend working closely with infectious disease doctor and perinatologist to monitor the fetus to explore the options. ...Read more

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Cytomegalovirus during pregnancy! hello, i'd like to know if some of you doctors could help me with a doubt. I've been reading a lot about this virus since i got a non recent positive, and I am pregnant. When i took the test i had 15 weeks of pregnancy a

Cytomegalovirus during pregnancy! hello, 
i'd like to know if some of you doctors could help me with a doubt. I've been reading a lot about this virus since i got a non recent positive, and I am pregnant.
When i took the test i had 15 weeks of pregnancy a

I : I am sorry that you have had to worry about this. Cytomegalovirus in pregnancy, in approximately 90% of cases, does not cause significant problems but the children should be screened for hearing/vision to be sure its ok. In most cases there is no problem. In 10% of cases, there is a problem in early pregnancy that can cause miscarriage. The odds are positive overall based on the literature, but please also talk to your OB to put your mind at rest. ...Read more

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8 weeks pregnant, CMV test shows positive and high IgG antibodies and negative igm, is it ok for pregnancy?

8 weeks pregnant, CMV test shows positive and high IgG antibodies and negative igm, is it ok for pregnancy?

Yes: The high IGG levels mean your baby is protected from CMV if you are exposed.The low IGM level means you have no evidence of a recent or ongoing CMV infection that would hurt your baby.Good luck. ...Read more

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My ELISA anti rubella IgG negative(0.13 ul/ml) and ELISA anti rubella IgM positive(>400). Is it safe to pregnancy. ?

No: Igm rubella indicates recent exposure and body response to it. It does not refer immunity. Hence baby at risk for congenital rubella. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Lanza
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Immunoglobulin M (Definition)

There are 5 classes of immune proteins: igg, iga, igm, ige and igd. Igm fights infection. If you produce too little then infections may occur and you have hypogammaglobulinemia. If you have too much you ...Read more


Dr. John Botti
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Cmv Infection (Definition)

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection is an illness caused by infection with the cytomegalovirus. The virus can infect a wide range of organs, including the eyes, the digestive tract, ...Read more