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STD test results I’m so confused. My doc is on vacation for the next week and half.

So I have always got routine STD checks. I’ve been with the same partner for almost 5 years. The office called me to tell me the doc wanted me to come in to discuss my lab results. I intially freaked out of course . I also had my thyroid levels checked. Upon viewing my lab results my thyroid is completely out of wack but I’m confused by the HSV 1 and 2 test results. This is exactly how it looks:

HSV 1 and 2 IGM ABS, Indirect
HSV 1 IGM antibodies         <1:10.      Titer.      < 1:10
HSV 2 IGM ANTIBODIES     <1:10      Titer.      < 1:10
HSV 1 & HSV 2 share many cross-reacting antigens. Elevated titers.
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15249123 tn?1478652475
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Igm tests for herpes are useless and this test should not be given to adults. Even the CDC is against giving the igm. Disregard the igm testing altogether.
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Ok thank you. Is there another test I should have done ? I’ve always just gotten routine blood tests.
15249123 tn?1478652475
COMMUNITY LEADER
Im sure they gave you an igg test as well. That's the test you want to stick with
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They didn’t ! I wish I could take a pic of the results and post it.
15249123 tn?1478652475
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Well then next time you test make sure it's igg only.
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