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Is it possible to have both come back positive with a primary outbreak ? Had my first outbreak ( seats chills fever included) after my BF had sores and had sex with me. I'm positive this is something I recently contracted from him but I'm confused about both test coming back positive. 

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Free73

In short yes. There is nothing unusual about it. It can take a few months for IGM antibodies to dissipate and IGG can show up in as little as four weeks after the infection occurring.

Is there a reason you didn't get your blister swabbed?

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WilsoInAus

What were you explicit results? A positive IgG means you had the virus before that outbreak.

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Shaunie12

@WilsoInAus My swab was positive but I had my first outbreak after we had sex with his sores. I didn't know he had sores at the time. My blood test came back positive 3  weeks after my first outbreak 

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WilsoInAus

It is a close run thing, has he tested? He should do so immediately, this will help understand things further. What was your IgG score?

It does sound like an initial infection yes.

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