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rubella igg , cmv igg positive - torch test

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i am pregnant since 10 weak i have rubella igg and cmv igg positive so my doctor told me that baby may be suffered from any physical ailment and she did not tell to do more torch test before this i deliver a baby having heart problem and died so what percent of chance to this unborn baby getting such type of infection should i deliver this baby or abort this baby i dont want to take any type of risk and i need healthy baby so please tell me what should i do?

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First Helper abhijeetpatil

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replied July 12th, 2010
Pregnancy Answer A14137
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The information given by your doctor is right. The baby may have birth defects and infection. The extent and the chances for these to occur can be better discussed with a perinatologist. If the risks are found more, then abortion will be advised. Otherwise you can carry on with the pregnancy.
If you do go in for abortion, then get adequately treated before you plan your next pregnancy. Get a TORCH screening done. Get started on birth control measures until all infection is cleared.
Take care.

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