Igg Positive

IgG (immunoglobulin G) is a protein produced by the body's immune system to fight off pathogens that enter the body. A positive IgG test indicates the immune status of an individual to a particular pathogen. IgG test is also used to diagnose conditions like autoimmune hepatitis.

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Does 'rubella IgG reactive' indicate any infection?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife had her last period two months back. We got married nine days later. Her period skipped for last month. Some bleeding is happening once in a day for past two days. But, it is in small amount only. We visited the doctor; she suggested tests. We did all the tests like CBC, Hb, ru...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If pregnancy has been ruled out already, then the delay is likely to be stress induced. However, it is important to learn if she has any hormonal imbalances and ever had irregular menses or not with possible causes being hypothyroidism, hyperprolactinemia or PCOD (po...  Read Full »

I had a miscarriage four months back and tested positive for IgG for CMV, rubella, and HSV. Can I plan for pregnancy now?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 27-year-old female. I had a miscarriage four months back. Now we are planning for a baby again. My doctor asked me for a torch test, and I tested IgG positive for CMV, rubella, and HSV 1 and 2. IgG rubella- 58 IU/ml, IgG CMV -177 AU/ml, IgG HSV 1 and 2 - 14.80 IV, and IgM negative ...  Read Full »


Dr. Pawar Satyajit Jalinder

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com I understand your concern. I will explain to you what this means. IgG (Immunoglobulin G) is an antibody against these infections and denotes that you have had such a disease or received a vaccine against them. IgM (Immunoglobulin M) means that you currently have tha...  Read Full »

My wife is pregnant, and I have doubts regarding CMV, toxoplasmosis, and rubella. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is pregnant with our second child. She is seven weeks pregnant. I have doubts regarding CMV, toxoplasmosis and rubella (Rubéole-French). In all three tests, IgG is positive and IgM negative. Is this fine? We have our appointment tomorrow but we can not wait until then. Kindly cla...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I have gone through your history. As the IgM (immunoglobulin M) test is negative and IgG (immunoglobulin G) tests are positive, she has no recent infection and has immunity against both the viruses, so she is absolutely fine; you should not w...  Read Full »

Though I had HPV vaccine, I am getting warts. Why?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a viral wart on my forehead. Is it caused by HPV? In my teenage, I had warts on my thumb. Even, my doctor gave me vaccine for HPV. Is that worth or useless?  Read Full »


Dr. Rakesh Kumar Bahunuthula

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your clinical image (attachment removed to protect patient identity) is confirmative for a verruca plana, which is a plane viral wart. All warts are caused by human papilloma virus (HPV); however the strains causing it are different. On the face, it is usually due to HP...  Read Full »

What is the expected level of antibodies after a COVID vaccine?

Query: Hi doctor, I did the antibody test after two doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine at a gap of 5.5 weeks. The second dose was before 6 weeks. I want to get my report evaluated. What is the range for antibodies? Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Mohammad Rajja

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have an antibody IgG (immunoglobulin G) value of 13.52 U/mL, which means you have enough antibodies to fight COVID. Now you are protected from COVID. Check again after five months and get the third shot after getting antibody reports. As of now, you do not need...  Read Full »

Is treatment for IgG-positive toxoplasmosis during pregnancy advisable?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is 4 months pregnant. Her toxoplasmosis report showed IgG reactive and IgM non-reactive. Our doctor prescribed her Rovamycine forte 30 tablets for 10 days. What shall we do?  Read Full »


Dr. Balakrishnan. R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I sincerely advise her to not take anything. Any infection produces two types of antibodies. They are IgG and IgM. IgG is from infections which occurred many years or decades ago. It is not harmful as it will not cross the placenta and will not affect the baby. ...  Read Full »

Is it good to have high IgG levels in the TORCH test while planning for pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife was pregnant last year, but we had to drop. After dropping pregnancy, we consulted our gynecologist and he suggested us to have TORCH test. The result of TORCH before eight months was rubella IgG 40.62 and IgM 0.62, CMV IgG 8.89 and IgM 0.28 and herpes IgG 2.97 and IgM 0.56. W...  Read Full »


Dr. Dattaprasad Balasaheb Inamdar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Rubella, CMV (cytomegalovirus) and herpes IgG positivity (immunoglobulin G) indicate that she had these infections in the past and now is immune to them. These infections will not happen again except herpes. Nothing needs to be done for these reports and you can go ahead...  Read Full »

Can Rovamycin forte be taken during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 1 month pregnant. My doctor prescribed me Rovamycin forte as my rubella IgG came positive and IgM negative. Is it safe to take this medicine?  Read Full »


Dr. Purushottam Sah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read and understood your problem. Rovamycin is for toxoplasmosis. What is the report of toxoplasma? Your rubella test IgG came positive and IgM came negative. So, you have immunity against rubella and do not need any treatment. By the way, Rovamycin forte is safel...  Read Full »

What does HSV IgG positive mean?

Query: Hi doctor, As my wife had a failed premature delivery, we both had given for chromosome test. The result showed positive for HSV IgG, rubella IgG and CMV IgG. We are very much bothered. Please tell us the reason for this. Does it mean that we are infected with that virus before? Please clarify.  Read Full »


Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair. B

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. Your karyotyping were normal and it gives the meaning of no chromosomal abnormalities (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Coming to IgG positive test, when you contract a viral infection or after vaccination, the antibody produced ...  Read Full »

Do antibiotics affect blood test results?

Query: Hello doctor,Does having an upper respiratory infection and taking an antibiotic for it impact blood tests for IgG, IgA, gamma globulin, etc.? Should I wait a month before these blood tests?  Read Full »


Dr. Singh Smrita

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Protection in the respiratory tract is mainly by IgA which provides mucosal immunity. In respiratory tract infection, the level of IgA has been shown to be increased. IgG levels are generally increased long after the infection first occurs. It would be better to wai...  Read Full »

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