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13358727 tn?1432326927

Just tested positive for Herpes

My lab results just came. Tested positive for hsv 1 and 2 IGG (25.20). IGM is negative.

Can anyone please tell what does it mean for me and my life now? I feel lost. :(
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13358727 tn?1432326927
And my last exposure was 3 months ago. Can igm antibodies show up so late after the exposure?
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13358727 tn?1432326927
Kindly help....anyone who can explain? Thanks in advance.
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3149845 tn?1506627771
We dont use igM at all as is meaningless so dont bring this up again. What was the test result for specific hsv1 and hsv2?
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13358727 tn?1432326927
Ok igm is useless. Glad to know that. Here is the matter in a nutshell:

Test 1, combo = igg positive

Test 2, HSV 2 Igg and IGM = igg negative. (IGM POS)

Last exposure = 3 months ago.

Symptoms = None

What do you make of it?

Thanks.
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13358727 tn?1432326927
I though if I am igg posit I've in a combo then being igg negative in HSV2 makes me igg positive in HSV1 by default. That is why I didn't take an HSV 1 igg test.

Correct and suggest if I am wrong. Much appreciated.
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13358727 tn?1432326927
Excuse the typos. Typing from a mobile with one hand.
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