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Herpes test results
Hi I was recently Tested for herpes and got these results back in which I do not understand :
HSV 1 IGG TYPE SPECIFIC AB - 0.16
HSV 2 IGG TYPE SPECIFIC AB - 0.18

Can you please tell me if I have herpes or not and the Do's and Dont's of the disease ?
Thank you .
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101028 tn?1419606604
they are negative.

why did you test?

how long after you had last had sex did you test?

grace
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are you 100 % sure ? Because if you are that's honestly great news

I got tested because I had unprotected sex with a fool and heard from one of my close friends that he supposably had herpes .

The results indicate that Herpes WAS' in fact detected , But got those numbers .

- Thank you , again (: .
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you will never get a zero as a result.

how long after the encounter did you get tested?
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it was about a week after
but i dont understand
if it says herpes was detected , how are you saying that I don't have it?

sorry if i get into dept detail with this im honestly just deperate to know
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igg blood testing isn't accurate until at least 3 months after the encounter. you'll need to retest at the proper times to be sure of your status.

1 week post encounter you can accurately test for chlamydia and gonorrhea. you have to wait at least 6 weeks for syphilis testing. 3 months for herpes, hiv and hepatitis.  

the test results you were posted are negative. did you have symptoms that they tested or anything?
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I had zero symptoms , I just did it to make sure .
But thank you alot this information is extremely important to me
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So basically to sum things up

Those numbers I got as results were negative ?
Even though It says " HERPES DETECTED " ?

& I should get tested in 3 monthes to be 10000 % accurate that I'm clean ?
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yes you should test again in 3 months
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Are you sure they haven't performed a swab in your genital area? Just the blood test?
If you just had the blood test, there's no reason to be written "herpes detected". That's because your results were negative.
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yes they did perform a swab test, I really habe no Idea why it says herpes detected but I am definetly going to get checked again in 3 monthes .
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and a blood test '
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herpes detected is typically how they report lesion culture results. give your provider a call wednesday and ask them specifically if that is the results that were positive or not.
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