Explanation Of TORCH Test Results At 7 Weeks Pregnant?

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regards, I am 7w pregnant and I decided to take a TORCH test from the results obtained. Anti-Toxoplasma IgG: positive, cons: 15.0 IgM: negative, anti rubella IgG: positive, cons: 238.7 IgM: negative. from these results is it dangerous to the fetus u0026amp; the future development of my fetus? please for the info, thank you

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Hello Pettybonita,

The TORCH test is performed to detect infections with toxoplasma, rubella, citomegaovirus (CMV), herpes simplex, and other infectious diseases. This test is one of the tests performed during the pregnancy program and during pregnancy. If there is a positive result of one or several diseases, the doctor can provide appropriate treatment so that the infection does not endanger the pregnancy and the fetus.

In this case, it should be noted that the results of supporting examinations, including the results of the TORCH test, are a tool to support the diagnosis which certainly cannot stand alone and must be combined with the results of the history and physical examination directly so that the doctor can conclude the patient's condition.

In general, IgM indicates an acute condition or active infection, while IgG is a marker that has previously been infected or has undergone certain vaccines. The basis for treatment will be determined by the doctor based on the results of the history, physical examination, and supporting examinations as follows:

Positive IgG, positive IgM: previously infected, now infected again, need positive IgG treatment, negative IgM: previously infected or have received certain vaccines, can be re-tested for observation first, if there are no complaints and there is no change, the general worse no need for negative IgG treatment, positive IgM: now having an infection for the first time, need negative IgG treatment, negative IgM: never infected, no need treatment, if not pregnant you can consider undergoing several vaccines as recommended by your obstetrician Regarding your TORCH test results, I suggest that you bring these results to your obstetrician so that further examinations and evaluations can be carried out including anamnesis, physical examination, and other examinations such as ultrasound. The next step of treatment will be adjusted by the doctor to your current clinical condition and if necessary, repeat tests can be done to see the progress of your condition.

You don't need to worry first, the most important thing is that you carry out regular pregnancy control with your obstetrician so that your pregnancy condition is monitored, take medication or supplements as recommended by your doctor, and meet your daily nutritional and fluid needs. Don't forget to get enough rest and avoid stress during pregnancy.

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Thank you and hope it helps,

dr. Devika Y

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