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Will rubella kill me?

Will rubella kill me?

No: Rubelly isn't a particularly bad disease unless you are an unborn fetus when your mom gets the disease then it can cause birth defects. ...Read more

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Dr. Peter Bernstein
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Rubella (Definition)

An infectious disease caused by a virus. It is also known as German measles or three-day measles. Symptoms include an initial flu-like illness followed by a rash on the face that spreads to the trunk and limbs. An ...Read more


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Does rubella have lifelong symptoms or can it kill you?

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 more

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How can rubella be controlled?

How can rubella be controlled?

Immunize: The rubella vaccine is safe and very effective. This measure alone has grossly reduced rubella cases in the US, encourage everyone to immunize. ...Read more

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What happens when you get rubella?

Here is a great: article by Mayo Clinic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rubella/basics/symptoms/con-20020067

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What is the definition or description of: Rubella?

Rubella: Rubella is generally a benign communicable exanthematous disease. The major complication of rubella is its teratogenic effects when pregnant women contract the disease, especially in the early weeks of gestation. Because of the successful immunization program in the US since 1969, rubella infection and congenital rubella syndrome rarely are seen today. ...Read more

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How to prevent rubella?

Avoid Exposure/immun: Only avoid exposure or immunize !

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Is there a way to prevent rubella?

Immunize: The safest, best way to prevent rubella is to have , current up to date immunizations for all of your adult contacts and children. ...Read more

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Is rubella part of the torch family?

Yes: Rubella is the r in torch. It can cause harm to the fetus or newborn in women who develop rubella while pregnant. ...Read more

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Is rubella IgG of 173.99 good or bad?

Is rubella IgG of 173.99 good or bad?

Good: It means your MMR vaccine is protecting you adaquatly against getting rubella. It's good to have high protective rubella igg antibodies. ...Read more

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If rubella igg is 37.40 is good or bad?

Explanation : Good! It means you're immune to this disease. Effective Immunization or disease in past. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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German Measles (Definition)

Another name for German ...Read more