For herpes, it’s preferable to have this test done within 48 hours after symptoms first show up for a more accurate result. What do you advise? In general, it holds up pretty well in young children, but sometimes not so well in adults. We do not ever recommend IgM tests for HSV antibodies of any sort as in our experience they are close to useless. If you tested eariler it is a sign of a recent infection and testing at the 3 months mark would be required to confirm. But then again I have these two low-positive tests for hsv-2. I went to the same hospital again to have HSV tests on May 10, 2014, one day after I found the red pimple.

I thought a 0.91 was a negative result? What exactly do I have? I’ll attach a picture of that as well. Other viruses can cause a swollen jaw and other symptoms that are similar to mumps. But still, it is only one study. The first interesting result was that I have a very high level of IgM antibodies to the Herpes 6 virus. I am assuming that he is positive for Hsv2, and I know that there is a strong likelihood that I am as well.

Based on these most recent results…Is it likely that I do not have hsv2? We weren’t together over a single period of time. Now that he knows, isn’t that illegal to spread this virus knowingly?? Results – HSV 1 = 0.22; HSV 2 = 0.13. The doctor faxed me the results and wrote that I had antibodies for Type 1 and none for Type 2. After 10 months I stopped taking the Valtrex. STD Testing has never been easier.

Two herpes experts, H. Search result for dry lips or oral herpes on But what on earth couldve caused such symptoms and have the doctor say it was herpes? If someone has HSV the numbers go up or stay the same. For herpes, it’s preferable to have this test done within 48 hours after symptoms first show up for a more accurate result. It will she’d from time to time even though no symptoms are present. At the time of my last negative herpes test, it had been 18 MONTHS since I had been with the Virgin, whom I didn’t even have sex with.

A summary of this study, which was recently presented at the Immunology 2016 Meeting in Seattle, is presented below. Again, that seemed prudent. I am confused because it doesn’t seem that either a UTI or candida would have resulted in blisters. 1) Can’t interpret whether your IgG antibody really went away or not, until it is sure you had truly type specific testing. He’s had no symptoms. 2 were at the base of my penis shaft, and one on the shaft. A positive herpes IgM test means nothing.

Patients and their doctors can confuse irritated genital symptoms like herpes, yeast infections, and allergic reactions to vaginal hygiene products, Dr. It was very sore and I assumed it was hsv2. Im so glad i found this forum, I’ve been reading a lot in the forums, but i’m very scare because my results for IgG seems to be too high. Laboratory tests are essential for confirming herpes diagnosis. The low numbers are very frustrating to me, I’d rather have a higher positive that way I know for sure I have herpes and can go about dealing with it. My HSV1 is still >5.0; however, my HSV2 is 1.876 — which falls within the “false positive” range of 1.1 to 3.5 I have read about on the forums. That has been over a period of about 9 years at least.I was recently diagnosed as having HSV 2 through iGg testing.

As far as the other female, that was a single one night stand, condom on me for oral from her, then short vaginal sex with same condom, no breaks or slippage, and now all this puts doubts in my mind, based on the test results, even though me and my girlfriend have experienced no symptoms of stds (or urinary tract infections or yeast infections for her) in the six years we’ve dated. If you got tested as part of a yearly STD screen, never had a symptom and got a 2.2 – there’s probably a greater chance it is one of the false positive readings… Many many many people have HSV 1 so it is not a big deal just avoid contact if youu do get an ob. Diseases like diabetes, when poorly controlled, put women at great risk for miscarriage. I live in France and my French isn’t very good, so I am having trouble finding a doctor who can answer my question. I had a sexual encounter with someone about 7 weeks ago where he tried to have unprotected sex.