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What Can I Do If I Test Positive For Group B Strep
Antibiotics in labor: When a woman has group b strep we start antibiotics when she goes into labor. These antibiotics pass through the placenta and protect the baby during delivery. You can also expect more careful assessments of baby after delivery and possibly needing to stay at least 24 hours. If you don't get at least two doses of antibiotics before delivery, you may need to stay for further monitoring. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Once u test positive for mono do u always test positive? I tested positive and have symptoms again. How is this?
Family practice : Tell your dr if he isn't aware you have had it before. Have your dr order an ebstein barr titer. Igg antibodies means previous infection and igm antibodies means an acute or recent illness. You can have a relapse of symptoms if you try too much too soon after having mono. ...Read more
Rx during delivery: Group B Strep positive women will receive IV antibiotics during labor to prevent transmission of the bacteria to the baby during delivery. Ideally, 3 doses are administered prior to delivery. For this reason, going to the hospital for admission early in labor would be advisable. ...Read more
What to do if I was diagnose with streptococcus agalactiae group b but I am not pregnant help please!?
It depends: These streptococci are around and can be harmless hangers-on. Your physician can advise you whether this is causing you an infection -- the location and severity determine the symptoms, rather than the bacterium itself -- and if it is, how best to manage it. ...Read more
Test for it: Group b strep is a common germ in nature & found at any one moment in the genital tract of ~1/3 of women.In most cases it is innocuous, causing no harm, although it sometimes can cause a uti. It can be there one week & gone the next however, if passed to a newborn during labor or delivery, a fraction will get very sick.I would consider any mom @ risk & rely on the ob's to monitor the situation. ...Read more
How can you have a negative IgM test for M. Pneumoniae, but have a positive PCR test for M. Pneumoniae? I don't get it..??
What to do if I have to take a ELISA test today for Lyme disease but I was just wondering. 1. how does ELISA test work?
Russian roulette: If your GF is HIV pos and you are having unprotected sex, you are putting your health in great danger. As to why you are still HIV negative, you need to make sure that it is not a lab error. Just like running a red traffic light, most of the time no accident happens but then you only need one major one to get toasted. ...Read more
Possibly: Do a blood preg test at your gyn's office or the er and if u do n ot want the pg that is your choice , they can rec somewhere to terminate. ...Read more
I took a urine chlamydia test I've received a message today to tell me they are referring me to pregnancy with chlamydia, I do not no if I am pregnant so how do they? Would the chlamydia test detect pregnancy?
Hmmm....: Maybe they do urine pregnancy tests on all women getting screened for STD's. Maybe all women screening positive for chlamydia go to the same clinic, labeled the "Pregnant with Chlamydia" clinic. Maybe they're just clairvoyant, or maybe it's a mistake. A chlamydia test by itself does not test for pregnancy. Perhaps the best thing to do is just to call them and ask. ...Read more
My doctor tested me for coxsackie virus group b ab and it came back positive. How do I know if it is IgM or igg? It does not say.
Is there a cure for HPV I am scared I have contracted HPV and i don't know what to do if i test positive for HPV can I still take the vaccines?
No cure: There is a vaccine that can prevent 4 strains of the hpv, but it must be taken before exposure and given time to create protective antibodies before it is protective.Administration after exposure will not cure or stop you from getting a strain you were already exposed to.It will protect you from other strains you have not encountered. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Drug testing : No. Only way you would test positive is if you used drugs or if you don't do drugs and the test is a false positive. ...Read more
Hello, I want to ask if i need a vaccine for hepatisis B if my Anti HBS is positive and hbs ag is negative, or do i need other tests too?
What if i take a test and im positive for gonnorhea and i get cured but before idid i took another and that came back negative what does that mean?
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