Pregnant and confused about a positive blood result
I'm 10 weeks pregnant so my OB Doctor ordered lots of blood tests. I got a positive blood result for Varicella Zoster, the level was really high, but whats weird is that i have absolutely no symptoms for Chicken Pox or Shingles. I have no rash, or blisters and i've had Chicken Pox twice mildly as a child. Is there something else this could be that shows up as a positive result for Varicella Zoster?
Well, that makes sense. If you had Chickenpox as a child and the blood titer came back positive for Varicella Zoster that is a GOOD thing. That means you have immunity to this virus. DOESN'T MEAN YOU HAVE AN ACTIVE CASE OF CHICKENPOX OR SHINGLES.
This was a blood titer to CHECK your immunity for Varicella Zoster. You want the titer level to be HIGH.
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