Really confused, help!!
confusedgirl7 posted:
I was tested for herpes a year ago, the nurse that read me my results told me I tested positive for both herpes1 and herpes2. Today I called the doctors office to ask if there was anything I could take to prevent from passing it on to someone else. The nurse I spoke to said my chart showed that I only tested positive for herpes1 not herpes2. I'm so confused!!
My numbers where:

Herpes Simplex 1 IgG >5.00
Herpes Simplex 2 IgG 0.16
Herpes Simplex IgM 3.31

What does this mean???
abe648 responded:
Tne last nurse was correct

You are HSV 1 Possitive
HSV 2 Negative.
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
NdInfo89 responded:
Less than 0.90 means a negative result or <0.90. Over that number is a positive result such as your result of >5.00. You have developed antibodies against the virus which is why it reads IgM 3.31. So you only have Herpes Simplex 1 NOT Herpes Simplex 2.