diagnosed with HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS I (HSV) value = 2.57
i am newly diagnosed with HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS I (HSV)-IgG
pathological findings are as follows:
Test Lab : Thyrocare Technologies Limited
blood sample 5ml
TEST NAME METHOD VALUE UNITS
HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS I (HSV) - IgG E.L.I.S.A. 2.57 OD Ratio
HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS I (HSV) - IgM E.L.I.S.A. 0.42 OD Ratio
HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS II (HSV) - IgG E.L.I.S.A. 0.28 OD Ratio
HERPES SIMPLEX VIRUS II (HSV) - IgM E.L.I.S.A. 0.28 OD Ratio
negative: = 1.11
new to all this
doc says its okay and it is a sort of infection like cold or fever which re-occurs but not usually fatal
any comments fellows ?
i had an infection in my mouth since a cpl of months (since june 2010)
then on dec 05, 2010, i spotted a tiny blister on my genital
i went to see a dermatologist
he examined me thoroughly and asked me to get my blood tested for hsv1 and hsv2
results are posted
i am married
i never had pre/extra-marital physical relations
same goes with my wife
in case u wud like to know
Has your wife been tested? If she has cold sores or fever blisters you could have gotten HSV-1 genitally.
Its to bad the doctor didn't do a lesion culture on the blister.
My advice is have your wife tested with a HSV IGG blood test so she knows her status and what precautions if any you need to take. HSV-1 genitally doesn't have a high reoccurance rate so that is a positive.
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