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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Torch Syndrome (Overview)

is a cluster of symptoms caused by congenital infection with toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex, and other organisms including syphilis, parvovirus, and Varicella zoster.


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What causes pseudo-torch syndrome?

What causes pseudo-torch syndrome?

Non-infectious : Intracranial calcification and microcephaly, which represent the main clinical features of the torch-syndrome, can also be determined by a rare autosomal recessive infection-like condition named pseudo-torch syndrome. This emerging entity has been registered in eight families so far. It also called: baraitser-reardon syndrome. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
8 doctors shared insights

Torch Syndrome (Overview)

is a cluster of symptoms caused by congenital infection with toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex, and other organisms including syphilis, parvovirus, and Varicella zoster.


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What are the symptoms of torch syndrome?

What are the symptoms of torch syndrome?

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. ...Read more

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Dr. John Landi Dr. Landi
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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

See a vein specialist
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Check cholesterol medications
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Have a venous ultrasound to check for reflux
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What are the tests for torch syndrome?

What are the tests for torch syndrome?

TORCHES: The TORCH screen is a group of blood tests that check the presence of antibodies for several different infections that may be present. TORCH stands for toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex, and HIV, but it can also include other newborn infections. Sometimes the test is spelled TORCHS, where the extra "S" stands for syphilis. ...Read more

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What causes pseudo-torch syndrome?

Non-infectious : Intracranial calcification and microcephaly, which represent the main clinical features of the torch-syndrome, can also be determined by a rare autosomal recessive infection-like condition named pseudo-torch syndrome. This emerging entity has been registered in eight families so far. It also called: baraitser-reardon syndrome. ...Read more

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Dr. Joshua Batt Dr. Batt
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Managing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Checklist)

Visit your medical provider for accurate diagnosis
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Wear a wrist brace at night
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Take pain medications as directed
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Use proper posture when performing tasks
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Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What features define torch syndrome?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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What features define torch syndrome?

Torch syndrome: Infection of fetus or newborn, leading to fever, difficulty feeding, bleeding under skin, yellow skin, enlarged liver & spleen, hearing impairment. The torch stands for: toxoplasmosis, other agents, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex. ...Read more

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What are the tests for torch syndrome?

TORCHES: The TORCH screen is a group of blood tests that check the presence of antibodies for several different infections that may be present. TORCH stands for toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex, and HIV, but it can also include other newborn infections. Sometimes the test is spelled TORCHS, where the extra "S" stands for syphilis. ...Read more

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Dr. Felix Toro Dr. Toro
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Living with Asperger's Syndrome (Checklist)

Learn about your condition
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What are the symptoms of torch syndrome?

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. ...Read more

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What symptoms are associated with torch syndrome?

What symptoms are associated with torch syndrome?

Multiple: The original torch complex described clinically similar congenital infections caused by toxoplasma gondii, rubella virus, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex virus, types 1& 2, syphilis.Skin manifestations: rush, jaundice, vesicles, oral ulcers, or conjunctivitis; brain calcification, chorioretinitis, retinopathy, microcephaly; deafness, congenital heart disease, intrauterine growth retardation. ...Read more

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Living with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (Checklist)

Eliminate low-fat, high-carb foods from your diet
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Monitor your weight and review your diet daily.
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Blend exercises which make sense into your daily routine
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What is the definition or description of: TORCH syndrome?

What is the definition or description of: TORCH syndrome?

TORCH syndrome: is a cluster of symptoms caused by congenital infection with toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex, and other organisms including syphilis, parvovirus, and Varicella zoster. ...Read more

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What's meant by torch profile in medicine?

Viral infections: Torch represents congenital viral infections that may infect the fetus toxoplasmosis rubella cmv herpes virus i and ii enterovirus may be added to the list. ...Read more

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Living with Down Syndrome (Checklist)

Get genetic counseling.
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Enroll in early intervention program.
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For what purpose are torch tests conducted?

Congenital infection: Torch testing checks baby for congenital infections meaning infections that baby could be exposed to and acquire while in your womb during pregnancy. Those infections are: toxoplasmosis, rubella, cmv, syphilis, herpes. ...Read more

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What is TORCH test and why it is recommended?

What is TORCH test and why it is recommended?

TORCH test: TORCH is a panel of laboratory studies that test for infections in the first part of the pregnancy. It is used to screen infants for infections such as toxoplasmosis, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex, syphilis and others. These infections may lead to birth defects, growth delay, and brain and nervous system problems in the baby. ...Read more

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Living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (Checklist)

Try to notice and avoid precipitating factors
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Start a trial of increased dietary fiber
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See your PMD or gastroenterologist if symptoms persist
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Can you tell me some ideas on fat torching home workouts?

Can you tell me some ideas on fat torching home workouts?

Fat torching: Any exercise that builds muscle. Weight training will work better than longer periods of cardiovascular. If you're health is up to it running will burn calories very fast. You must build up slowly to allow your body to adapt to the increased stress. Good luck. ...Read more

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Which disease or for what purpose torch test is conducted?

Which disease or for what purpose torch test is conducted?

A placenta infection: Torch is an infection of the placenta that can cause fetal death or fetal growth retardation. It stands for toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus and herpes simplex type 2. Toxoplasmosis is a parasite infection, all the others are infections caused by viruses. Evidence of a torch infection may be looked for in a mother who has a miscarriage or delivers a baby who is small for gestational age. ...Read more