If that’s the case, will you have a sexually chaste relationship, even abstaining from kissing, for 6 months to be rested to see if you are still negative? What if you are just positive for herpes 1, because that doesn’t rule out genital herpes? If you are positive for herpes 2 and have never had a genital outbreak, it is possible that the herpes 2 you have is an oral infection and not genital. Herpes blood tests are not screening tests, but tests that should be used to answer a specific problem. Does having the same virus and or antibodies prevent us from giving it to each other in the genitals? I have asked are OB/GYN all the way to the CDC hot line and can not get a clear answer. Basically, if you test positive for herpes type 1 and negative for 2 that does not mean you don’t have genital herpes. But say you did get a herpes blood test (even though it’s not recommended many people seem to get it done) and it’s positive for something called IgM antibodies. Armed with these results your doctor proceeds to tell you that these results mean you caught herpes recently, so you start to freak out. So, the presence of IgM antibodies against herpes don’t tell you if this is a recent infection or a reactivation and so is of no use clinically. Over 5 years the igg test for type 1 & 2 always came back negative with a value of. I hope u can reply me. Unfortunately, most doctors still do NOT include a test for herpes during routine STD testing for their patients. If you get a Herpes Lab Culture and it comes out negative, you may still have genital herpes. Most people have no noticeable symptoms so they don’t even know they have it. Did they mean that the test could not be relied upon to give accurate results compared to some of the newer tests? What did they mean? Unless the test they used was already considered somehow unreliable, then it does seem a bit unlikely that a culture test for HSV1 would be compromised just because of lack of ICE.
If you don’t hear from us by Wednesday, everything’s normal, the doc told me. You can go by the blood work, which is negative, but then you risk putting someone else in the same unhappy situation you’re in now. If you go in and the clinician tells you you have herpes, you damn well better make sure that visual diagnosis is correct, Dr. Of those who test negative (like I did) 10-15 percent are actually false negatives, which means that the results could say you’re not infected when you are. I got my blood work and she said it came back positive for the anitbodies. The blood can be mis-handled and leads to false negatives. Anyways, when I got my test results back, it said that I tested positive for both herpes 1 & 2. Just because you have no symptoms doesn’t mean you don’t have it although I pray you don’t. Most people with the virus don’t have symptoms. You can also get herpes from an infected sex partner who does not have a visible sore or who may not know he or she is infected because the virus can be released through your skin and spread the infection to your sex partner(s). Being in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship with a partner who has been tested and has negative STD test results; If you are pregnant and have genital herpes, it is even more important for you to go to prenatal care visits. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services HHS/Open USA.
A definition of herpes, what causes herpes, and herpes testing and treatment options. Find out if you should get tested today; peace of mind has never been easier. If you have HSV-2 genitally, it is unlikely that you will also get HSV-1 there as well. So if you have normal outbreaks on lips, Ussually means is hsv1. If the blister is not visible the chances are very low; even though We shed without having an OB. Dr concerning my blood results I came out negative for all std but herpes came back positive. I had no symptoms but a few days after her frantic phone call my entire body was itching. I did have a small red pimple where my leg meets my butt. She then said that she has NEVER had a genital herpes outbreak but may be a silent carrier.
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Herpes Simplex 1 & 2 Blood Test: Possible Detection 2-4 Weeks. Results showed negative for gonerhha,chlamdia, etc and just positive for yeast. Is the way she took the sample correct and are my results accurate Thanks. I was really surprised when my tests came back positive for BOTH HSV-1 AND HSV-2 (the genital kind). They also said I don’t have to have a out break to spread it. Every doctor will say that it can be spread even without symptoms no matter how rare that is. Talk to your doctor about the results. Herpes (both oral & genital) can be spread even when there are no symptoms or sores. What I am confused about Is it still ok to kiss someone even if you don’t have an outbreak or symptoms? What do u mean zap it? I have never had any out break and i was diagnosed with herpes 2 4 montHs ago, does that mean i have a strong immune system?!. My boyfriend of 1.5 years tested negative for HSV 1 or 2 blood. After going through the normal flip out and that my dating life would now consist of Ben and Jerry’s and DVD’s every Saturday night, I’m ready to get out there again. That’s 50 MILLION people, a majority of whom don’t even know they’re infected. And if you do have symptoms, they are easily controlled with the use of drugs. All of those things might be sensitive and relevant, but they don’t have to be dealbreaker-type issues if dealt with effectively. It has nothing to do with your hsv results and it’s not an issue for you or baby. I know it wont change but i dont know what blood test i had it says igg abs its a torch test thats all i know but can you recommend a good test?its always good to have a secound opinion and all i get is different answers. At this point personally I d proceed assuming your hsv2 igg was correct since it’s well over the false negative range and if you really, really need the peace of mind, wait a few months after you’ve delivered and then get a herpes WB. His doc said neg on HSV both 1 & 2, though I don’t have the paperwork yet (separate doctor).
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I really wish god shows MIRACLE and result is negative. My blood test result shows that I no longer have herpes. GOD, he will never let us ashamed in front of others, even if we are wrong. I just want to informed you guys that I don’t have any STD. God has the power I mean supernatural power. All tests negative except for HSV 2 which was igg 2.6. I seriously doubt that if you have new herpes that you acquired it eight days before testing. I did the blood work today for the WB. If your western blot is negative (which would reflect the past, not the current situation), then I think it is extremely unlikely that any further test would be positive from this very brief encounter. again, I do not believe that the situation you described presents a significant risk. I read on one of your medhelp threads one of the earliest you have ever seen was 10 days with very low positive index and very visible symptoms. I ask them to test me ‘for everything – i will pay out of pocket if insurance doesn’t cover it’ and I’ve always gotten a report that details all of my results. I ask them to test me ‘for everything – i will pay out of pocket if insurance doesn’t cover it’ and I’ve always gotten a report that details all of my results. Our 10-Test Panel includes HIV 1 & 2, syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, hepatitis A, hepatitis B & hepatitis C, and herpes 1 & 2. Even Planned Parenthood, which you advised below, doesn’t test for herpes when you don’t have symptoms. Frequent false negative when lesion tested. If any doubt treat. I’m sorry but I cannot predict when or even if a cure will be found. I can’t comprehend that my blood test was negative yet swabs were positive. Hi Jeannie, Ive just been diagnosed with herpes simplex type 1 & 2.
If it acts like HSV but the blood tests are negative, what else could be going on? Having oral herpes means it would be transmitted from the mouth. Which means universal screening for Herpes might not be too useful. In other words, if you do not have symptoms, you might not want to screen for Herpes as statistically, there is a good chance your test will turn out positive. The reason given is that current blood tests are not all that accurate and that is a very fair statement. HSV 1 & 2 IgM 0.4. I was infected with Herpes in a monogamous relationship (we anticipated our vows, and I am now married to him). I did know he got a VERY occasional cold sore, but I never thought about it. 90 of infected people don’t know they have the virus and don’t have outbreaks. That means if you are infected genitally with HSV-1, generally the outbreaks aren’t as severe and don’t reoccur as often. Yet, as common as Herpes is, it is surprising that most of us remain misinformed about how the infection spreads and how it can be prevented. Most doctors will not test for herpes if no symptoms are present. While the unfortunate truth is that even condoms do not completely protect against HSV transmission, studies show that condoms do, in fact, provide considerable protection, in particular to susceptible vagina-owners. So my doctor called me this morning to tell me that when the IgM came back positive it means that I’ve had a recent infection but my HSV 2 came back negative. Should I even continue with more blood tests to find out if I am positive for HSV 2? I guess if you have a type specific blood test and you haven’t been with anybody for 2 or 3 months and it comes back negative then it is likely you don’t have it and don’t have to do repeat tests. You have to have the sores tested, a blood test will nearly always come up negative whether you have it or not. Significant stress and an actual cold will still result in an outbreak. FOREVER I didn’t even have a blood test done yet I really dont even see any bumps or many soars on my genital area and none in my mouth Im just very emotional and im sure if i wasn’t brought up in christian faith and didnt think i would go to hell for taking my own life i would do it, My cousin also gave me hope saying she had it for years and had kids with her ex and now husband and neither never got it i she said she just avoided intercourse while she had breakouts I just dont understand this and only if i could be so lucky.