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HSV -2 Blood Anitbody test showed anitbodies but not positive
I got my HSV results back today and I am confused. My HSV - 1 was .3 and my HSV -2 was .9. My doctor said i had been "exposed" but that I wasn't infected or a carrier for hsv 1 or 2. She said that for the HSV-2 anything above a 1.11 was positive for HSV - 2. How is it that I have the antibodies but I'm not a carrier or positive? If I were infected it would have been 12-14 weeks ago so the amount of time that has passed should be sufficient, right? She told me not to worry...but of course I am. What does this mean?
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