Can your fetus still be protected from the german measles virus?

Immunization. If you have been immunized then your fetus is protected. If you have not and acquire this there is no treatment effective.

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How does the measles virus enter the fetus?

Uncertain. It is not entirely clear what the portal of entry of the virus is, even though it appears to gain entry via the upper respiratory tract. It may get into the fetus by infected cells carried through the placenta, but this, to my knowledge, is not entirely clear. Read more...
Via the placenta. The only potential entry point for measles virus to a fetus is the shared blood supply with the mother (placenta/umbilical cord). Other potential invaders are kept out by the membranes that surround the fetus and the womb. For this reason, only a mother who becomes infected with measles during pregnancy can have a baby affected by the measles virus. If mom is immune, the fetus cannot get it. Read more...

Is it psoooble to still have a baby of I have german measles and my tests reflect positive for IgG and igm?

Confusing question. If you are pregnant & the rubella igm and igg are both positive, the fetus likely has congenital rubella and may have any of it's many complications. If you are not pregnant but had a recent case or shot for rubella, the numbers tell us your body is developing immunity & future pregnancies should be protected from the virus. Read more...
If you are not... ...Pregnant right now, there is no concern with rubella causing any problems for the baby when you do get pregnant. Read more...

Is it possible to still experience joint pains two weeks after german measles?

Yes. Yes. Persistant joint pain or artralgias are a common complication of rubella or german measle. This is rare, so call your doctor to make sure that is the diagnosis. It should eventually disappear, but may take time. Read more...

What symptoms do you get from german measles?

AKA 3 DAY MEASLES. Is transmitted via coughing or sneezing, it is not the same disease as measles. Common symptoms may be so mild that they may go unnoticed. When symptoms are present, yhey typically consist of low grade fever, headache, runny or stuffy nose, irritated or swollen eyes, back of the neck gland swelling, behind ears or base of skull and joint pain. The most common symptom is a rash trunk to extremiti. Read more...
German Measle Sx's. German Measles (AKA Rubella or 3 Day Measles) symptoms may include fever (usually 102 or lower), joint pain, loss of appetite, feeling tired, nasal congestion,sore throat, cough, red eyes, headache & swollen & tender lymph nodes (posterior cervical & sub occipital). The most prominent symptom is a fine light red to pink rash which begins on the face and moves to the trunk and extremities. It is > Read more...

What are some of the later symptoms of german measles?

There are none. German measles (rubella) is often never even noticed and at worst produces an uncomfortable arthritis and mild viral-type illness. However, the great concern is permanent damage to the unborn child before 20 weeks. Before the vaccine, the effects were familiar to everyone -- these blind, deaf, brain-damaged &/or deformed children were common sights. Be grateful for immunization. Read more...

Can you please tell me how measles and german measles differ?

Defferent germ/efect. The german measles is a rather mild illness of childhood that causes tremendous birth defects (deaf, dumb, blind, miscarriage, blood poisoning)if experienced by a woman in pregnancy.Measles is a nasty viral illness at any age that can produce significant lethargy, weakness, fevers, prostration. Read more...

I don't want to develop german measles. What steps can I take?

MMR vaccine... ...Is safe and highly effective in prevention of rubella, or german measles. Or you can choose to live in a place where everybody but you has had the MMR so you have no one to catch it from. Read more...
Vaccination. German measles is caused by the rubella virus. There are vaccines available to provide you with an immunity to the rubella virus. If you have not had the rubella vaccine, you should see you doctor, or your community health clinic. Read more...

Is it possible to contract german measles after having measles?

Separate illnesses. The measles is the term for the longer harsher form of measles , also called american measles by some.The german measles is a shorter milder form that is nonetheless deadly to unborn babies & produces tragic birth defects/miscarriage/blindness/etc. They are separate diseases that can be prevented by vaccination. Read more...

If you had the german measles can you get red measles?

Yes. If by "red measles" you mean measles, there is no cross-immunity between german measles and measles. Read more...
Yes. These are two different diseases caused by very different viruses. Having German measles only gives you immunity to German measles.You can get immunity to "red measles" by having it or having the vaccine. Read more...