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I had 2 miscarrages in past. The 1st miscarrage was in 8th week 2nd one is on 6 weeks. doctor suggested for torch test. i have pco problem.guide me ?

I had 2 miscarrages in past. The 1st miscarrage was in 8th week 2nd one is on 6 weeks. doctor suggested for torch test. i have pco problem.guide me
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PCOS: You need to find a Gyne-Endocrinologist to work with, someone who understands PCOS and how hard it is to conceive with this disease of hormonal imbalance and infertility. It takes a special doctor to manage PCOS, but women do conceive successfully under the proper care. Ask specifically for this type of specialist, you may need to change your OB for this, but it's worth the effort ...Read more

Dr. Gerard Honore
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Pregnancy Loss (Definition)

A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a fetus before the 20th week of pregnancy. (Pregnancy losses after the 20th week are called preterm deliveries.) A miscarriage may also be called a "spontaneous abortion." This refers to naturally occurring events, not medical ...Read more


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I hd a torch test result came CMV IGG +96.Cmv IgM is -.had a miscariage at 6 weeks on 28may. Is it safe to plan a baby again.will IgG efect my pregnan?

I hd a torch test result came CMV IGG +96.Cmv IgM is -.had a miscariage at 6 weeks on 28may. Is it safe to plan a baby again.will IgG efect my pregnan?

Unlikely: IgG level elevation only signifies exposure to CMV, your pregnancy would be at increased risk with an IgM spike which signifies a primary infection which a fetus has no immunity against. Your CMV IgG is protective to your babies and is a positive sign. I'm always thrilled to give folks good news ! ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage when i was 8 weeks pregnant. Then i was asked to do torch test ?

I had a miscarriage when i was 8 weeks pregnant. Then i was asked to do torch test ?

Common test: A miscarriage may or may not be due to an infectious process. The torch panel of tests (several) looks for evidence of a recent infection that may have caused the loss.It is only one piece of information that may or may not explain your loss. ...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

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Hi. 4 months ago I had a missed abort at 7 week. I want to know if I should do again TORCH test,because i have done it once before 6 months. thanks a lot?

Hi.  4 months ago I had a missed abort at 7 week. I  want to know if I should  do again  TORCH test,because i have  done it once before  6 months.  thanks a lot?

Not needed: If you did a TORCH titer 6 months ago PRIOR to the miscarriage 4 months ago and it was negative, it is unlikely that value should change in just 6 months. However, if you are having anxiety about this question, ask your MD to repeat the test. ...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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What is torch test? What does IgG and IgM test mean?

What is torch test? What does IgG and IgM test mean?

Infectious Diseases: Torchs tests for various unusual disease such as toxoplasmosis, other, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes, syphilis. Mowt persons do not get these diseases but if they do-they may endanger the fetus. Ob's always test for immunity to rubella and the test for syphilis is always done. Igg is an antibody that shows that the person was exposed at one time. Igm looks for a recent infection. ...Read more

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What if cytomegalovirus IgG is 11.29 in torch test.?

What if cytomegalovirus IgG is 11.29 in torch test.?

Prior exposure: Given ubiquity of cmv, elevated igg titer may merely means the host had an exposure (infection) in the past. Igm titer rises even after reactivation of cmv. Detection of the virus from the target organ would be more meaningful. ...Read more

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Had torch test on march, toxoplms igg -ve and Igm was on borderline, now 16 weeks preg, do the borderline value can increase or will remain same for??

Had torch test on march, toxoplms igg -ve and Igm was on borderline, now 16 weeks preg, do the borderline value can increase or will remain same for??

Toxoplasma IgM: that is a borderline increase, but needs to be looked after and repeated, could just be false positive, common with IgM as it is very sensitive, very early to talk about whether your baby is affected, IgG is negative, talk to your doctor and keep a close follow up , your doctor will give you more information, wish you healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby, ...Read more

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Dr Im 13 weeks preg, did torch test only toxoplasmosis igm is on border line. Result is 1. Border line .5 to 1, will it affect my baby? Igg was neg...

Dr Im 13 weeks preg, did torch test only toxoplasmosis igm is on border line. Result is 1. Border line .5 to 1, will it affect my baby? Igg was neg...

Toxoplasma IgM: that is a borderline increase, but needs to be looked after and repeated, could just be false positive, common with IgM as it is very sensitive, very early to talk about whether your baby is affected, IgG is negative, talk to your doctor and keep a close follow up , your doctor will give you more information, wish you healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby, ...Read more

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Dr. Payam Mehranpour
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Miscarriage (Definition)

Miscarriage is a "lay" term for early pregnancy loss usually prior to the second trimester. Physician's use the term "spontaneous abortion" to describe these events, but the word "abortion" in lay use has come to connote only an elective interrupted ...Read more


Dr. Seth Derman
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Spontaneous Abortion (Definition)

Spontaneous abortion is also known as Pregnancy loss. Spontaneous abortion is the spontaneous death of a growing fetus. It is also ...Read more