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    ljaj8606 posted:
    ok so back in 2010 i was tested positive for hsv type 1 (genatal) and just a month ago i went in for my yearly pap... and got blood work done again got tested for everything.... got my results back and everything even the hsv 1 came back negative..... can someone explain this to me it dont make no sense to me..... very very happy it says negative but almost 3 years have went by and i believed i had hsv type 1 and now i dont????.................................................. back in 2010 when i found out, i got tested 3 times... 1st time was blood work and it came back negative... 2 days later i went back cuz i knew something was wrong so they tested the sore and it came back positive (no blood work)..... 3rd time i had blood work done again but the doc told me the results would take a week or so... but they called me the next day and told me positive.... so i just left it at that.... havnt had to take any meds sense the one time in 2010... havnt had any outbreaks or anything at all..... so ya very very confused ....
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    abe648 responded:
    OK so could you please be a bit more specific about the swabs that were done one positivve and then negative. When where they taken and how far apart was each done. Was it one day 5 day or was it 12 hours as it may be important to help you figure this out.

    Could you call the Doc'S office that did the blood tests and ask for the numeric values in 2010 and 2012. All we need is the Igg blood numeric values for HsV 1 & 2. If they give you a value for an igm do not post it as it is an inaccurate test.

    So the numbers we want is something like this. HSV 1 is 2.60 and HSV 2 is .75 or what ever they tell you.

    That way we can help you to try and figure out your status.
    Abe
    Read more in the Herpes Handbook. Watch the Herpes Video and Terri Warren's book The Good News about the Bad News. All located under the heading Herpes at http://www.westoverheights.com/


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