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ELISA HSV2 igg 20.60 and HSV2 IgM, 1.31, any use getting a westerblot?

I had a routine STD test(with separate tests for HSV1 and HSV2)  from my gyno and it came back with ELISA HSV2 igG 20.60 and HSV2 IgM, 1.31.
doc says HSV1 results are okay.
docs says positive for HSV2.
any use a western blot at this point to see if it is a false positive? I have not recently seen any symptoms. I am thirty two now and I might have forgotten any symptoms that i would have seen back in college.
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Your IgG is the one to pay attention to here. The IgM is totally unreliable, and shouldn't be done on adults. If you are thinking this is an older infection, the IgM is useless anyway, as that only looks for newer infections.

My IgM was negative when it should have been positive, and pos when it should have been neg.

You can read more about it in the Herpes Handbook - https://westoverheights.com/herpes/the-updated-herpes-handbook/ (It's free, and written by Terri Warren, who is one of the world's leading experts in herpes.) The IgM info starts on page 13.

The majority of people with herpes don't get symptoms. 90% of people with hsv2 don't know they have it because their symptoms are so mild they'd never attribute it to herpes, or because they don't get symptoms.

Read through the handbook - it has tons of good info other than testing - and let us know if you have any questions.

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Thank you for the handbook and advice. From the handbook i see that for HSV2  the  It is very rare  for a  igG to be false positive for a reading above 3.5. IS that a correct statement. If so, there is no point in wasting any money for a western blot. Please advise
Yes, I agree and that's the course I'd take. Your IgG is definitely high enough to not need confirmation. If you have any questions about living with hsv2, let us know. It seems like this was unexpected for you.
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