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Burning urination....herpes fear

Hello doctor, i am having burning urination problem. I had unprotected sex with a transgender 40 days back and today i went for STD panel test. All results look normal but hsv value came as 0.8 which is at borderline. Test name is HSV (1+2) Igm serum (CLIA).
Am i hsv positive? Or do i need testing again. Please help.
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Your .8 is negative. Anything under 1.0 is negative, and 1.0-1.1 is considered equivocal or inconclusive.

Most experts think anything under a 3.5 needs to be confirmed, so your .8 is definitely a negative.

However, it can take up to 4 months for some to develop antibodies. Most will by 6 weeks, and if you haven't had any symptoms, I wouldn't worry so much. I read your post in HIV, and you only had brief unprotected sex. Chances of you getting herpes from a brief encounter are pretty low.

Burning urination can be from a lot of things - are you drinking enough water? Too much alcohol or caffeine? Did they test you for gonorrhea, chlamydia and NGU?

Lay off the caffeine, alcohol, etc., and drink a ton of water and see if that helps.
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Thanks for the info. So do i need to test again for herpes? As it is only 40 days after exposure. I am seriously very much scared because of this.
Chlamydia is negetive...gonnorhea was not in std panel list...traponema pallidum was negetive....is gonnorea test needed?
I would test for gonorrhea if that wasn't included, for sure.

Test again for herpes at 4 months, but I wouldn't worry too much without symptoms and a 6 weeks-ish negative test.
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