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Scared Of Toxoplasmosis While Pregnant
If i have a cat in the house, should i take the toxoplasmosis test before deciding to get pregnant?
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
Antiparasitic Meds: Toxoplasmosis is caused by a parasite, and as such, is treated during pregnancy with anti-parasitic medication. Pyrimethamine is one option; if one is treated with Pyrimethamine during pregnancy, it is important to also supplement with folinic acid, since Pyrimethamine is a folate antagonist. Your doctor can work with you to determine the specific anti-parasitic to use. ...Read more
I ate raw eggs last night and now I am afraid I have toxoplasmosis. How long should I wait to test? I am pregnant
Now: A baseline result is needed if your concerned. Unless you recently have a negative result, you may already have it despite eating food that is suspected to have toxoplasmosis. Once tested, your doctor administering the test will counsel you on when to repeat it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I cut a tomatoe open without cleaning it and i sucked the inside. Im pregnant.Could i get toxoplasmosis? (i got the tomatoe from someone with a garden
Unusual: This would be an unusual presentation for this type of problem. It might be from the treatment rather than the disease process. Explain this to your doctor and get the gyn opinion. Best wishes. ...Read more
I'm pregnant and tested as NOT immune to toxoplasmosis. Should I request further testing? How can I know if baby is affected?
No further testing: Hi, I'm assuming your doctor tested you for toxoplasmosis antibodies because you have a cat? Being non-immune to toxoplasmosis means that you have not been infected with this parasite previously and could get infected. Prevention is the best course so if you do have a cat then you should not change the litter while pregnant. No need to check the fetus if you a not infected! Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What could cause a 3 weeks pregnant women to become profoundly immune suppressed that makes the toxoplasmosis to reactivate with igm2.5 & igg51.2 thx?
I may be pregnant and i spread a tomatoe from a friend's vegetable garden on my bread without cleaning it. Could I have toxoplasmosis?
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