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Western blot confirmation test advice


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I received a titer for the IGG test of 1.2 for HSV2 a couple weeks ago. My last sexual encounter was 6 weeks prior to the test however chance of exposure then and during any other encounter before then are very low. (The man I was having sex with for the past year and a half came back clean and the other four sexual encounters I’ve had since then have all been with protection) I also already have hsv 1 and have for over fifteen years (since I was a toddler). What are the odds that the western blot test I ordered for confirmation will indicate the IGG was a false positive if anyone has an comments they can offer or examples of their experience with the western blot and false positives? 

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With a low positive it may be a false pos but I'd wait atleast the 12 to 16 weeks before doing the western blot. I actually did it a few times. I only say wait because you'll wonder if it was a false neg, like me I ended up doing it again at 1 year mark and had the same neg result. Basically the recommend to wait 12 weeks. Best of luck to you. When was the last time u tested for a base line test before that low pos. 

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