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Do antivirals affect IgG Test?

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K9127
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I was visually diagnosed by a doctor in 2015 for HSV2. I have been on antivirals pretty much constantly since then so have never really seen what would happen if I got off.

ive decided I’m going to go get a blood test and find out but I’m wondering if the antivirals affect the blood test by giving false negatives? If so, how long do I need to be off of the antivirals for?

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WilsoInAus
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They probably won’t influence the test after this amount of time.

Curious though, why do you need a blood test? Do you have some questions regarding your diagnosis?

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WannaCry

If you want a 100% no possible 'WHAT IF" paranoia answer then you need to go off of your antivirals for at least 3 weeks, possibly more. Terri Warren has addressed this issue several times on her forum as to time frames needed for antivirals to be out of the system when it comes to suppressive therapy and IgG testing. You can search her forums for free for those posts.

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