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Cytomegalovirus And Igm During Pregnancy

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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

... What Is CMV? How Is CMV Treated? Can CMV Be Prevented? How Do I Choose a Treatment for CMV? The Bottom Line What Is CMV? Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is an opportunistic infection. The virus is very common. Between 50% and 85% of the US population tests positive for CMV by the time they are 40 years old. A healthy immune system keeps this virus in check. When the immune defenses
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CMV IgM positive treatment

i m tested & found to be CMV IgM positive after giving birth to child who didn't survive due to TORCH. Doctor told not to go for next pregnancy. Is there any effective treatment prior to planning pregnancy.?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...have experienced primary CMV wait for several months following the resolution of their acute CMV infection before they become pregnant again. There are some antivirals that are effective against CMV. However, they are not curative and they are... Read more »

CMV and Pregnancy

I am now 12 weeks pregnant. I have done my blood tests and found out that I have positive Cytomegalovirus in IGM and IGG . What are the risks for the baby, what precautions should I take, are there any treatments? Thanks for your reply.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Your blood test just means that you have been infected with CMV in the past (it's a common infection). This poses no risk to you or the baby if your immune system is normal. If you have Read more »

Pregnancy and CMV

Last December my pregnancy test results came back showing that I have CMV. My doctor recommended that I have an abortion. One year later after another blood test they show my antibodies to still be very high with CMV. How much longer will it take...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...If your test last year was a positive CMV IgM, then your doctor was right to suggest an abortion. However, even if you were CMV IgM+ last year, by now you should be CMV IgG+, Read more »

CMV & pregnancy

IgG equal to 487 UA/ml twice with 3 weeks interval.She is 17 weeks pregnant.Worried about the foetus. HIV test is negative.Thanks for your help.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...A positive IgM test or an increasing IgG CMV titer would indicate recent infection with CMV. From what you've told me, it sounds like this Read more »
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Cytomegalovirus (CMV)

...Medicines to Treat CMV? What About Resistance? What Research Is Being Done on CMV? The Bottom Line Introduction Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus. It can infect people of all ages, including unborn babies. Once a person... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...negative after about 12 to 18 months. What About the Mother's Health? Recent studies show that HIV-positive women who get pregnant do not get any sicker than those who are not pregnant. Becoming pregnant is not dangerous to the health of an... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...enzyme AST or SGOT (aspartate aminotransferase): liver enzyme ALP (alkaline phosphotase): liver enzyme Bilirubin: blood pigment High enzyme levels can indicate liver damage caused by medications, alcohol, hepatitis (an inflammation of the... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...a fever. Some AIDS-related opportunistic infections (OIs) affecting the gut include: Cryptosporidiosis Microsporidiosis Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) Severe or long-lasting GI problems can lead to serious health... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...out as it lost erection. Then she wanted to have sex with me without it and told me that she is not worried and will eat some pregnancy pills. We ended up mating 2 times in the same night. I was having Flue Like Symptoms in start of 3rd Week... Read more »

Selective IgM deficiency

Posted by Impossible, 1 Reply
...So after looking through some of my previous blood work I realized it was a IgM deficiency not IgG. "Patients with SIgM deficiency should be under the care of a clinical immunologist, as a workup to exclude Read more »

Pos/Neg Couple Seeking Pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Has anyone have first hand knowledge or experience with spermwashing procudures? Husband pos(undetect)/Wife neg one child neg. Want more additions, any info appreciated Read more »

AIDS & Pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...would hiv show up after 2 years or is that too soon.do they test during pregnancy? Read more »