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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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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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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I'm 31 weeks pregnant. CMV IgG is 77iu, the reference range >1.0 is positive. CMV IgM is 1.52iu, positive also. How much the incidence of congen.CMV?

 I'm 31 weeks pregnant.
CMV IgG is 77iu, the reference range >1.0 is positive. CMV IgM is 1.52iu, positive also.
How much the incidence of congen.CMV?

Acute infection: is suggested by the presence of IgM antibodies but it is not 100 % certain that your infection did not start in the first half of pregnancy when the risk for the baby is higher. Of babies born with congenital CMV, 80 percent will have no consequences while 20 percent will have hearing loss over time and be at risk for other problems. It is important to determine if the virus iis present. while the details are too many to answer in this short space, there is reason to ascertain the presence of virus and consider hyperimmune globulin treatment which may reduce risk to the baby for consequences other than hearing loss. ...Read more

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I'm 31 weeks pregnant. CMV. IgG is 77 iu, the reference range >1.0 is positive. CMV IgM is 1.52 iu, positive also. Do I need antivirus treatment ?

 I'm 31 weeks pregnant.
CMV. IgG is 77 iu, the reference range >1.0 is positive. CMV IgM is 1.52 iu, positive also.
Do I need antivirus treatment ?

CMV: While congenital CMV is a risk for your baby, the antiviral treatment for CMV is not safe to use while pregnant. It can have teratogenic and carcinogenic effects on the fetus. There are not treatments recommended for CMV in pregnant women. ...Read more

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Can i prevent toxo and CMV while pregnant? But I have IgG +

Can i prevent toxo and CMV while pregnant? But I have IgG +

Positive IgG...: ...To CMV and toxo are exactly what prevents you from contracting CMV and toxo later. The concern is with igg-negative women who become positive while pregnant - and usually igm rises first and igg later. ...Read more

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Are pregnant women tested for CMV along with pregnancy bloodwork? Can it be spread by sharing drinks?

Are pregnant women tested for CMV along with pregnancy bloodwork? Can it be spread by sharing drinks?

Cmv: Pregnant women are tested for CMV because many times the disease may be dormant and not show any symptoms. ...Read more

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Plz please help me, now i'm pregnant 5months everything fine, CMV is tested before and now, same result (cmv IgG +ve, IgM -ve) can I breastfeed after birth

Plz please help me, now i'm pregnant 5months everything fine, CMV is tested before and now, same result (cmv IgG +ve, IgM -ve) can I breastfeed after birth

CMV: You have evidence of an old infection with cmv. The igg result is positive and the igm is negative which means this is not an active infection but is an infection that occurred in the past. This should not pose a risk to you or your baby! enjoy your pregnancy! ...Read more

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I'm 20 weeks pregnant andTORCH screen showed CMV IgG levels to be elevated at 108 U/ml but the IgM levels are normal at 8.30 U/ml. Do I need to worry?

I'm 20 weeks pregnant andTORCH screen showed CMV IgG levels to be elevated at 108 U/ml but the IgM levels are normal at 8.30 U/ml. Do I need to worry?

Not particularly: These numbers confirm that you are not actively infected now with CMV and have a protective antibody level should you be exposed later in pregnancy.It is good news. I'm sure you will worry about something, but just let this one go. ...Read more

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20 weeks pregnant and positive for CMV igg and igm. My doctor say I'm protected by antibodies and all is well. Should I be concerned?

20 weeks pregnant and positive for CMV igg and igm. My doctor say I'm protected by antibodies and all is well. Should I be concerned?

You are fine: The presence of these antibodies tells you that you have protection against these organisms from past exposure. Don't worry, be happy. Congrats ...Read more

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Question about CMV and pregnancy! very important to know my options?

Question about CMV and pregnancy! very important to know my options?

Seek expert care.: http://women.texaschildrens.org/fetalcenter/ recent data from italy suggest that hyperimmune globulin infusions to the pregnant woman can ameliorate the outcome for the infant. ...Read more