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Rubella Symptoms In Children
German measles is also known as Rubella. German measles, also called rubella, is a viral infection that often causes a rash spreading from the face to the rest of the body, as well as fever, headache, and runny nose. Infection during pregnancy can cause severe birth defects or ...Read more
If someone had rubella which means now they're immune to it, will they pass on the immunity to their children?
Not long term: A female who had rubella or the vaccine will develop antibodies that are protective against future infections.During any pregnancy the female would pass some of these antibodies along to the baby and they would provide transient ( months) of protection.That or any other child would need the vaccine to develop long term immunity. ...Read more
What happens if they both had rubella so now they're immune to it, will they pass on the immunity to their children?
No: The baby of an immune mother would have some transient protection from the living antibodies passed over the placenta.These begin to fade immediately and are not replaced until the kid is vaccinated. You do not inherit the immunity of your parents.You do inherit an immune system that can create your own from vaccines or natural illness. ...Read more
Think mild: If you are a developing fetus and share your mothers first time exposure/infection,it is deadly.If you don't die/abort,it can leave you blind/deaf/with organ and brain damage at birth. If you are a toddler through adulthood,think mild problem. The lifelong issue with rubella would be from fetal exposure/disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it likely to get rubella from shaking hands with someone who might have it but doesn't show any symptoms ?
Can you get infected with rubella 2 years after being vaccinated against it ? Is it possible to carry the rubella virus without showing any symptoms ?
Unlikely: Is is possible? Anything is possible but really unlikely. If you did not develop immunity from the vaccine it is possible - were your titers checked after being vaccinated? ...Read more
My rubella IgM >400 and IgG negative 0.13. But i didn't have any symptom. Is it a problem to get vaccinated again since im planning pregnancy.
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