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Im really confused. I have had genital herpes for several years. I believe that is HSV-2. I requested a blood test for personal reasons and the HSV IgG Ab Profile was run. My results were HSV 1 IgG Ab was high and the HSV 2 IgG Ab was negative. Why is my HSV 1 positive when i have never had an oral outbreak and for 13 years i have had genital herpes?? Im really confused on the 1 vs 2 now... does anyone have an explanation for this??
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