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Pregnant. Rubella test turned out abnormal. Is this cause for alarm? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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User:Hi Good Morning Doctor
User:I had a question about my wife
Doctor:Good morning. How may i Help you ?
User:she is 9 week pregnant, we did initial tests at week 5
User:all were normal except Rubella IgG as 131.10 iu/ml (normal range 0.00 to 4.99) at week 5
Doctor:This is an antibody test
User:at week 9 our doctor recommended to perform Rubella IgG avidity
Doctor:High titer of rubella IgG does not mean person is having active Rubella
User:which is now Rubella IgG Avidity is 87.66 %
User:what does this avidity reflect?
Doctor:it can be due an infection in the past
User:should i consider this is normal, I mean there is no risk????
Doctor:Avidity just reflects on how much specific the antibodies are
Doctor:If you wife has no symptoms, you should take it as normal
User:another question about urine R/E
Doctor:Please ask
User:Also what is S.G in Urine routine examination?
Doctor:It is specific gravit
User:it is 1.303 (normal range is 1.001 to 1.030)
Doctor:It just means that urine is more concentrated
Doctor:ask her to take more fluids
Doctor:it will become normal
User:ok Doctor
User:Thanks a lot
Doctor:You are welcome anytime
Doctor:Is there anything else you wish to ask me?
User:last question Please
User:she is vomiting lot
User:and it just started couple of days back
Doctor:It is so normal in pregnacy
User:i just wanted to check is she needs to take any precaution in terms of posture during vomit
Doctor:Is this her first pregnancy?
Doctor:No, no posture as such
Doctor:there is no need for medicines too
Doctor:She needs to take light food
Doctor:Lot of liquids
Doctor:and intermittently
Doctor:every few hours
Doctor:The vomiting will subside after first 3 months
Doctor:Is she on folic acid tablets?
User:ok doctor
Doctor:wish her a safe and happy pregnancy
User:u responded my all questions very nicely
User:thanks a lot
Doctor:thank you
Doctor:More to ask?
Doctor:I am happy to help you
User:no thanks
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Have a great day
User:thank you and you too hv gr8 day
Doctor:Bye for now
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