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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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3149845 tn?1506627771
Yes igg postive for hsv1
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13358727 tn?1432326927
Two questions if you would be kind enough to take them:

1. If we conclude that I am hsv1 igg pos then what's the likely prognosis? And how should I behave around my kids?

2. Are you sure IGM positive for HSV2 doesn't mean anything? Please don't get me wrong I mean to say should any further test or retest be considered?

Regards
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3149845 tn?1506627771
1. just be care when kissing them when you have a lip cold sore or feel some lip tingling.
2. Testing negative 3 months post exposure for hsv2 is conclusive.
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13358727 tn?1432326927
Ok thanks. Even if I still somehow manage to get my kids infected with hsv1....It still won't mean anything more than some cold sores on their lips right? I mean even in the worst case scenario I am not a life risk to them?

With great effort I had put hiv fear behind me. With 7 hiv negative tests in total, the last being at 83 days from exposure I finally got to move on. This HSV 1 igg positive has me thinking that whether my hiv tests were influenced by HSV interference?
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13358727 tn?1432326927
You have been of tremendous help. Thanks. God bless you.
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3149845 tn?1506627771
Yes, hsv1 oral is no big thing. I just noticed that you have 90 posts all about HIV and other std, I would really suggest having some counceling about your std anxiety.
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