On Monday of this week, my Dr called to confirm that I had positive test for HSV 1&2. The IgG levels were around 2.40 for both. (Sorry, I can't remember the exact numbers). After reading all the post about false positive HSV results, I am praying that this may be my case as well. Should I ask my Dr to retest for HSV using the Western Blot? I haven't experienced any symptoms other than some itching in the vaginal area. The main reason for the Dr visit for this testing, I had a ulcer in the vaginal area that came after intercourse. My thoughts were that it was an irritation because during intercourse a condom was used but I was extremely dry. (Sorry, this is graphic) He would literally pull all the out and then back in so this is what I think the spot came from. I told my Dr who did a swab test on the spot, but no bacteria grew.. It is like my Dr just dismissed my story of the dryness, she was already preparing the positive herpes test. I really want to make sure that I am telling future partners the correct info. If I am not really positive, I don't want to have to go through the anxiety of telling false information to partners. Any advise would greatly be appreciated.
Feb 9th - Intercourse without protection
Feb 14th - Intercourse with condom - condom broke
Feb 22 & 23 - Intercourse with condom w/ extreme dryness
Feb 23 or 24th - Notice blister or ulcer - discomforting feeling in the area
Feb 26th - Went to Dr for testing
Mar 4th - Received test results back +
Mar 6 - Partner was tested
Mar 8 - Partner received test results -
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