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Help with herpes results

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I have posted about my results recently but I never really asked what they mean. I keep making an assumption on my results from the type specific test but I'm not really sure if i know what I'm about.


Hsv 1 0.7

Hsv 2 0.08


Both are negative but since i have been on valtrex since my diagnosis 2 years ago, the results are skewed. Would I be correct in saying that i have HSV 1 and not 2? Ita juat driving me crazy because i got off the meds to see what happens and now I'm having an OB. I just thought hsv 1 didnt have many outbreaks. Im just so lost.


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@Sassy2543 According to Terri Warren, IgG tests catch 98% of HSV2 infections but only 70% of HSV1 infections. If you previously had a positive swab result for HSV1, I would assume the IgG test is giving you a false negative for HSV1. If you only ever received a visual diagnosis, then it's more uncertain. Perhaps you could do the Western Blot for a more conclusive answer.

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