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So, here's the deal. Last May 25 2016, I was 100% positive I had genital hsv. I had every symptom in the book and had had unprotected sex with a stranger. I took several times and worried for 6 months. The last test I took was November 24 2016 and both IgG test were negative (no IgM taken). I've continued to have funky discharge and all the same issues since May and I thought maybe I had HSV 1 genitaly and the blood test didn't get it since there's a 30% false negative with type 1.  Every other STD test has been negative. So, I just got tested March 24 because of new partners and my IgG for both was negative but my IgM was 1.26 high. I had two new partners one 97 days before test and one 74 days before the test. Would an IgM antibody still be hanging around at that length of time and no IgG antibodies? Or could it be that my infection from May was re-activated so I was producing IgM antibodies with out IgG antibodies. I was told the western blot is the only way to be 100% sure I don't have genital HSV 1 due to the false negative rate (originally back from the May guy).  Or is it likely that the IgM test is just a false positive because I know you aren't even supposed to get that one. I don't know why my doc ordered it. I could be sitting here with two negative IgG tests and not confused! So based on that my question is would you believe an IgM positive test 74 days past exposure and both IgG tests are negative? Thanks for any opinions.

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Igm blood test is ABSOLUTELY worthless, just toss it out of window. Igg might have some problems with hsv-1 but hsv-2 it picks up pretty damn well. I don't think its worth worrying if test is not right etc. Every test in this world has some sort of error rate. Most important thing is to be seen when you develop something worrying. If something similar pops up again be seen as it is the only way to know what is causing it. Atm igg says its NOT hsv and so does your doctor? 

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