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Is A Blood Test A Good Way For The Doctors To Test For Herpes Because Mine Came Back Undetermined

I know people want more information, because I posted a piece in 2011 on the difference between type 1 and type 2 last year and it has over 48, 000 hits and counting. One big area of misunderstanding is blood testing and herpes infections. I have asked are OB/GYN all the way to the CDC hot line and can not get a clear answer. Mine came back 5 for IgG antibodies for HSV2 and that’s all I got. I believe him when he says he did not cheat because we assumed i was an asymptomatic carrier. My bf is the one that came back with the positive swab. The tests for hsv1 are not as good as the ones for hsv2 and the rate of people not getting positive results is a bit higher (around 10). Many doctors do not trust the herpes blood test thats what they do not use it at STDs health department. It didn’t matter if it was HSV-1 or HSV-2, because once it presents genitally, herpes is herpes. Dr. Leone hears stories like mine all the time, he said; last year, he got a call from a woman in Kuwait, whose gynecologist had told her she had herpes. It came back negative: she didn’t have herpes. I would encourage you to do it if you feel that way. If you have HSV-2, they’re greata blood test will only miss about one percent of people with the infection.

Herpes Dr. Tom covers transmission, treatments, medications, symptoms. Hi I have been tested of HSV1 and 2 and the results are IGG type 1 Negative and IGG type 2 Negative. However? On the other hand, if she performed, what is called fellatio, upon the male organ, and she has HSV-1 orally, she may have infected you in that way. I tested positive by a blood test, but he told me to come back for treatment only when I had a visual sign of an outbreak, otherwise he couldn’t do anything for me. I am 20 years old and I went to the doctor and took a blood test for STDs and every thing was negative accept HSV 2. Because I do not have outbreaks or anything for that matter. I just read all of the messages available on your site, and I still couldnt find the answer to mine. Both times the results came back positive for HSV-1.

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This blood test looks for antibodies to the HSV 1 or 2 virus which usually will appear 3 months after infection. That is the best way to determine if the rash is herpes or not. When I asked my GP to run STDs blood test, the results came back with a grey zone at 275 unitsML for Oral Herpes. If everyone stops moving on with their lives because of Herpes I’m afraid the human race will come to an abrupt end. Hi Unknown. As most of my calls here at ASHA are about genital herpes, I thought I’d clear the air. What’s the best way to prevent myself from spreading it? I had a outbreak in my vaginal area but got tested for herpes came back negative is it possible I had it before with no outbreaks or did my boyfriend now cold sore cause it Reply. It can take a while for your body to build up enough antibodies for a blood test once you’ve been infected. Herpes testing can be pretty difficult, because unless you’re having a break out that can be swabbed blood tests can be inconclusive because it doesn’t always show up in your blood (this is what Planned Parenthood told me when I got tested for Herpes). I’m not even sure if it’s herpes because my blood test came out negative.

Last spring, I had a test done that said I had developed HSV antibodies. I came back with a score of 2. 21, so she concluded that I had HSV2, since the test manufacturer (Focus Technologies) says that any score over 1. As my doctor clearly wasn’t aware of this information, I printed out all of the aforementioned documents, highlighted the important stuff – and requested she order a blood draw for the Western Blot test from the University of Washington. If so, that is indeterminate. If someone doesn’t like you because you have Herpes then they are not the right person for you because a real person who loves you will accept you in sickness AND in health. And then the doctor came back to tell me I was pregnant. The way I see it, this disease is a double-edged sword, yeah to some you’re just a nasty person who messed up big time, but that just makes it easier and less stressful on you to weed out who’s not worth your time-realizing what you have to put up with. I went and got a blood test done which came back negative for everything. I confided in my best friend Ruth, who was very knowledgeable about medical stuff. Meanwhile, I went to see a doctor at the HIP clinic and told him my symptoms, which were mainly burning during urination. He told me that the public clinics did not do blood tests for herpes and there was no way for him to test me for it without symptoms. If the second test came back positive, then it meant that I had indeed just contracted herpes. We have a great relationship and are happy together. I was a virgin before I slept with him so I knew it had come from him. We had no idea that they didn’t do standard tests for herpes. It’s not uncommon for a doctor or clinic not to use the most widely available blood tests for HSV because that kind of testing is known to often be unreliable. I’m not a doctor of course. I think the best answer is to treat your condition matter-of-factly. I have seen men post on various dating sites where they come right out on their profile stating they have herpes. Because one second you’re saying No way to a guy with herpes, and the next, you’re praying that a guy doesn’t judge you for this one minor thing. Yes, herpes can be detested in a blood test and is the only way to confirm infection if there is no active outbreak. Blood tests can provide the doctor with white blood cell counts.

If You Have No Symptoms But Have A Positive Igg Score, Please Read This

Dr. Mercola’s Comments: If you’ve had your vitamin D levels tested and are within the therapeutic level, then clearly you don’t want to use this approach as you may overdose on vitamin D. You’d think in 2011 the blood test would be faster. Otherwise I’d be in the doctor’s office every other month for something I couldn’t explain. I am going for blood test on monday 24/10/11. Call me on 260979851159, i will pray for you, im Zambian by the way, called in the ministry of Healing why are you american christians big compromnisers? FOOLISHNESS. I just looked at this post because I too have contracted Herpes from what the docs say. Five months from now go back to the doctors to do the test and you will come back with good results. I pray for mine be negative as well. However, I found that good oral hygiene using latest mouth wash eg chlorhexidine helped to heal ulcers quicker and reduced pain. When they do come back, they won’t last long and the toothpaste reduced pain to bearable. Tested for HSV 1 and 2, lupus, vitamin def, lip and tongue biopsy to rule out cancer and currently undergoing more test to rule out key autoimmune deficiencies. Geographic tongue and stomatitis causes is unknown and doctor’s will even tell you that they don’t know what causes it but herpes is viral. Is the responsibility of discussing herpes and other STDs a one way street? Is only a person who knows they have or have had an STD required to bring it up? So the next day I got tested and found out that it came back positive. I just went to the doctor this monday because I had some nasty symptoms. 1 for most of my life, so I cannot blood test as the test will be inconclusive. But i still don’t understand just because the warts are gone for good that doesn’t necessarily mean that they are hpv free, does it? I mean just because the lesions are gone that doesn’t mean that the person is not contagious anymore, right? The only thing that is really changing is that there are no more symptoms of the virus. And since there is no direct way to attack the virus, the best way is via the immune system. A study from the University of Hawaii said that HPV lives in the skin, which is why blood tests and all that don’t do any good. Hi Greg I had warts some time ago an got them treated then I met my new girlfriend we had sex twice then a couple of months later they came back but she has no warts is there a chance mine have come back an now will she have them? I got tested two years ago and it came back indeterminate so I got a more accurate test which came back negative. Im trying not to worry and I have read other posts on this forum which other people have had similar stories to mine but they seem to have had another illness or disease before the HIV test such as one lady had tetanus 8 months before her HIV test, I have been wreaking my brain trying to think of anything that I have had wrong in the last 3-6 months or where I could have contracted HIV and nothing comes to mind except my husband and I have both had tattoos but they opened a new packet for the needle and used individual ink pots which are disposed of after each person. Also can it come back that way because I am pregnant? I contracted genital herpes because he had a canker sore in his mouth and performed oral se. Is it old blood? Mine came back negative but now have a black small blister on labia majora. Is there any possible way one sex partners Std test results come back positive and the other partner test negative? Could it be a false test? Without conclusive tests, the doctor discharged me, citing fatigue and stress as the cause for my illness. I’d finish a conference call, and then my head would collapse on my desk in my home office because I was unable to take just 20 steps to my bedroom. (Familiar forms of encephalitis include the West Nile virus and herpes simplex encephalitis) Compared to meningitis, which is swelling in the outer lining of the brain, encephalitis is inflammation of the brain itself and has a high mortality rate. We may look normal but it never goes back to the way we were. After three agonizing days of trudging back and forth to work, and thinking up worst-case-scenarios of whether or not I had parasites, (I do! I must! I ate so much pork! ). The parent of Doctor-Baby left, told my boyfriend to come in, and now it was just me and her. She told me that though I am currently recovering from Herpes 1, I actually do have antibodies for Herpes 2 in my blood as well and that I’ve been fighting it for quite a time. I haven’t had sex yet because I’ve felt way too disgusted with myself to let my boyfriend anywhere NEAR me. I’m unable to pin mine down, but I have a couple of different options. I was an active alcoholic and addict, I didn’t take very good care of myself. I didn’t think it was herpes, because I wasn’t having outbreaks that look like those scary images that you see when you Google it. So the swab test was inconclusive, but my blood test came back positive for HSV-II. I recommend you follow the advice of your doctors regarding herpes testing and cmv testing. I can not have the shot because I am to young and my doctors just don’t know what else there is to do. One good thing is that the swelling from the cellulitis is way down on Friday. They told me to come back if they don’t go away and well test it.

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Is A Blood Test A Good Way For The Doctors To Test For Herpes Because Mine Came Back Undetermined

I know people want more information, because I posted a piece in 2011 on the difference between type 1 and type 2 last year and it has over 48, 000 hits and counting. One big area of misunderstanding is blood testing and herpes infections. I have asked are OB/GYN all the way to the CDC hot line and can not get a clear answer. Mine came back 5 for IgG antibodies for HSV2 and that’s all I got. I believe him when he says he did not cheat because we assumed i was an asymptomatic carrier. My bf is the one that came back with the positive swab. The tests for hsv1 are not as good as the ones for hsv2 and the rate of people not getting positive results is a bit higher (around 10). Many doctors do not trust the herpes blood test thats what they do not use it at STDs health department. It didn’t matter if it was HSV-1 or HSV-2, because once it presents genitally, herpes is herpes. Dr. Leone hears stories like mine all the time, he said; last year, he got a call from a woman in Kuwait, whose gynecologist had told her she had herpes. It came back negative: she didn’t have herpes. I would encourage you to do it if you feel that way. If you have HSV-2, they’re greata blood test will only miss about one percent of people with the infection.

Herpes Dr. Tom covers transmission, treatments, medications, symptoms. Hi I have been tested of HSV1 and 2 and the results are IGG type 1 Negative and IGG type 2 Negative. However? On the other hand, if she performed, what is called fellatio, upon the male organ, and she has HSV-1 orally, she may have infected you in that way. I tested positive by a blood test, but he told me to come back for treatment only when I had a visual sign of an outbreak, otherwise he couldn’t do anything for me. I am 20 years old and I went to the doctor and took a blood test for STDs and every thing was negative accept HSV 2. Because I do not have outbreaks or anything for that matter. I just read all of the messages available on your site, and I still couldnt find the answer to mine. Both times the results came back positive for HSV-1.

Herpes Questions

This blood test looks for antibodies to the HSV 1 or 2 virus which usually will appear 3 months after infection. That is the best way to determine if the rash is herpes or not. When I asked my GP to run STDs blood test, the results came back with a grey zone at 275 unitsML for Oral Herpes. If everyone stops moving on with their lives because of Herpes I’m afraid the human race will come to an abrupt end. Hi Unknown. As most of my calls here at ASHA are about genital herpes, I thought I’d clear the air. What’s the best way to prevent myself from spreading it? I had a outbreak in my vaginal area but got tested for herpes came back negative is it possible I had it before with no outbreaks or did my boyfriend now cold sore cause it Reply. It can take a while for your body to build up enough antibodies for a blood test once you’ve been infected. Herpes testing can be pretty difficult, because unless you’re having a break out that can be swabbed blood tests can be inconclusive because it doesn’t always show up in your blood (this is what Planned Parenthood told me when I got tested for Herpes). I’m not even sure if it’s herpes because my blood test came out negative.

Last spring, I had a test done that said I had developed HSV antibodies. I came back with a score of 2. 21, so she concluded that I had HSV2, since the test manufacturer (Focus Technologies) says that any score over 1. As my doctor clearly wasn’t aware of this information, I printed out all of the aforementioned documents, highlighted the important stuff – and requested she order a blood draw for the Western Blot test from the University of Washington. If so, that is indeterminate. If someone doesn’t like you because you have Herpes then they are not the right person for you because a real person who loves you will accept you in sickness AND in health. And then the doctor came back to tell me I was pregnant. The way I see it, this disease is a double-edged sword, yeah to some you’re just a nasty person who messed up big time, but that just makes it easier and less stressful on you to weed out who’s not worth your time-realizing what you have to put up with. I went and got a blood test done which came back negative for everything. I confided in my best friend Ruth, who was very knowledgeable about medical stuff. Meanwhile, I went to see a doctor at the HIP clinic and told him my symptoms, which were mainly burning during urination. He told me that the public clinics did not do blood tests for herpes and there was no way for him to test me for it without symptoms. If the second test came back positive, then it meant that I had indeed just contracted herpes. We have a great relationship and are happy together. I was a virgin before I slept with him so I knew it had come from him. We had no idea that they didn’t do standard tests for herpes. It’s not uncommon for a doctor or clinic not to use the most widely available blood tests for HSV because that kind of testing is known to often be unreliable. I’m not a doctor of course. I think the best answer is to treat your condition matter-of-factly. I have seen men post on various dating sites where they come right out on their profile stating they have herpes. Because one second you’re saying No way to a guy with herpes, and the next, you’re praying that a guy doesn’t judge you for this one minor thing. Yes, herpes can be detested in a blood test and is the only way to confirm infection if there is no active outbreak. Blood tests can provide the doctor with white blood cell counts.

If You Have No Symptoms But Have A Positive Igg Score, Please Read This

Dr. Mercola’s Comments: If you’ve had your vitamin D levels tested and are within the therapeutic level, then clearly you don’t want to use this approach as you may overdose on vitamin D. You’d think in 2011 the blood test would be faster. Otherwise I’d be in the doctor’s office every other month for something I couldn’t explain. I am going for blood test on monday 24/10/11. Call me on 260979851159, i will pray for you, im Zambian by the way, called in the ministry of Healing why are you american christians big compromnisers? FOOLISHNESS. I just looked at this post because I too have contracted Herpes from what the docs say. Five months from now go back to the doctors to do the test and you will come back with good results. I pray for mine be negative as well. However, I found that good oral hygiene using latest mouth wash eg chlorhexidine helped to heal ulcers quicker and reduced pain. When they do come back, they won’t last long and the toothpaste reduced pain to bearable. Tested for HSV 1 and 2, lupus, vitamin def, lip and tongue biopsy to rule out cancer and currently undergoing more test to rule out key autoimmune deficiencies. Geographic tongue and stomatitis causes is unknown and doctor’s will even tell you that they don’t know what causes it but herpes is viral. Is the responsibility of discussing herpes and other STDs a one way street? Is only a person who knows they have or have had an STD required to bring it up? So the next day I got tested and found out that it came back positive. I just went to the doctor this monday because I had some nasty symptoms. 1 for most of my life, so I cannot blood test as the test will be inconclusive. But i still don’t understand just because the warts are gone for good that doesn’t necessarily mean that they are hpv free, does it? I mean just because the lesions are gone that doesn’t mean that the person is not contagious anymore, right? The only thing that is really changing is that there are no more symptoms of the virus. And since there is no direct way to attack the virus, the best way is via the immune system. A study from the University of Hawaii said that HPV lives in the skin, which is why blood tests and all that don’t do any good. Hi Greg I had warts some time ago an got them treated then I met my new girlfriend we had sex twice then a couple of months later they came back but she has no warts is there a chance mine have come back an now will she have them? I got tested two years ago and it came back indeterminate so I got a more accurate test which came back negative. Im trying not to worry and I have read other posts on this forum which other people have had similar stories to mine but they seem to have had another illness or disease before the HIV test such as one lady had tetanus 8 months before her HIV test, I have been wreaking my brain trying to think of anything that I have had wrong in the last 3-6 months or where I could have contracted HIV and nothing comes to mind except my husband and I have both had tattoos but they opened a new packet for the needle and used individual ink pots which are disposed of after each person. Also can it come back that way because I am pregnant? I contracted genital herpes because he had a canker sore in his mouth and performed oral se. Is it old blood? Mine came back negative but now have a black small blister on labia majora. Is there any possible way one sex partners Std test results come back positive and the other partner test negative? Could it be a false test? Without conclusive tests, the doctor discharged me, citing fatigue and stress as the cause for my illness. I’d finish a conference call, and then my head would collapse on my desk in my home office because I was unable to take just 20 steps to my bedroom. (Familiar forms of encephalitis include the West Nile virus and herpes simplex encephalitis) Compared to meningitis, which is swelling in the outer lining of the brain, encephalitis is inflammation of the brain itself and has a high mortality rate. We may look normal but it never goes back to the way we were. After three agonizing days of trudging back and forth to work, and thinking up worst-case-scenarios of whether or not I had parasites, (I do! I must! I ate so much pork! ). The parent of Doctor-Baby left, told my boyfriend to come in, and now it was just me and her. She told me that though I am currently recovering from Herpes 1, I actually do have antibodies for Herpes 2 in my blood as well and that I’ve been fighting it for quite a time. I haven’t had sex yet because I’ve felt way too disgusted with myself to let my boyfriend anywhere NEAR me. I’m unable to pin mine down, but I have a couple of different options. I was an active alcoholic and addict, I didn’t take very good care of myself. I didn’t think it was herpes, because I wasn’t having outbreaks that look like those scary images that you see when you Google it. So the swab test was inconclusive, but my blood test came back positive for HSV-II. I recommend you follow the advice of your doctors regarding herpes testing and cmv testing. I can not have the shot because I am to young and my doctors just don’t know what else there is to do. One good thing is that the swelling from the cellulitis is way down on Friday. They told me to come back if they don’t go away and well test it.

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