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Pregnant diagnosed with rubella. What is the treatment. Any risk to the fetus?

hi dr.i am emma frm uk cardiff my pregnancy is at 16 week now.and i have a regular check up and i got to know yesterday that i have rubella igg of 123.4 which is very much high.what should i do.what is the treatment and how can it be cured.i am will it effect my unborn is it cured?what is the best treatment?
Asked On : Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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May 2013
Thanks for the query.
As rubella can lead to congenital anomalies in early gestational age and as you are having high IgG levels, better to go for estimation of IgM antibodies and IgG avidity.
If these levels are also raised better option is termination pregnancy. After that you can go for rubella vaccination.
If not you can go for ultrasound, if baby is normal you can continue the pregnancy with regular antenatal checkups and ultrasound examinations. But it should be kept in mind that all anomalies may not be identified by ultrasound.
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