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Dr. Andrew Rynne
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Medication for CMV and Rubella?

hello doctor,
i checked torch test after miscarriage and found cmv-igg positive igm negative and rubella igg positive and igm negative. and tsh is high and t3,t4 are normal.
doctor gave me medicine for tsh. i checked t3,t4 and tsh after one month and found t3 and t4 are high but tsh is normal.
is there any medicine for cmv and rubella ?
what can i do pls reply me as soon as possible
Mon, 24 Jun 2013
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1) There are currently four antiviral drugs licensed for the treatment of CMV infections: ganciclovir (GCV), valganciclovir (VGCV), foscarnet (FOS), and cidofovir (CDV). The role of these agents has evolved from the treatment of disease to include prevention of CMV infection.

2) There is no specific antiviral therapy for rubella; basic treatment consists of supportive care. Only vaccination.

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