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I am 25 week pregnant & undergone With reg TORCH test & got 87% infection. Will this affect the unborn child ?

my gynaecologist asked me to undergo a TORCH test last week as the amineotic fluid got reduced and the result showed 87% infection. Now i am adviced to take an antibiotic called spye for 21 days. Also i am 25 week pregnant . Will this affect the unborn child ?
Asked On : Thu, 17 Feb 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
hi,thanks for query.The drug is given because the torch test is positive indicating toxoplasmosis.Presence of this disease itself can lead to abortion,so your doctor has given this drug for treatment.This drug do have side effects and need to be used with caution in pregnancy after calculating the risk benefit ratio.Do not worry,your doctor is best person who can think of your benefit.

wishing you all the best for time to come.
Answered: Thu, 11 Aug 2011
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Infertility Specialist Dr. Nandita Thakkar's  Response
The infection should be Toxoplasma and that is the reason for the drug being prescribed
you can use the medicines directed by the doctor - your best guide in this condition
Dr Nandita Thakkar
Answered: Mon, 17 Oct 2011
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