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WTF DO THESE RESULTS MEAN?!?! Really?!

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Roxanne11

So I got another blood test and decided to go back to the pathology who did the original IgM! Link with a pic of my results:

https://patient.info/forums/discuss/confusing-results-what-the-f-does-this-mean--721667

what the actual f***? Negative IgG, positive IgM and then later in the day they updated the results to say positive for HSV1 but didn’t state IgG or IgM! My doc spoke to the scientist and they said ‘oh maybe false positive - we don’t know’

I’m about to pull a f****** trigger on myself! 😡 I can’t live like this anymore! 

Am I infected or not?!?! 😭

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Roxanne11
1 hour ago, WilsoInAus said:

Hey @Roxanne11 those results are quite clear for IgG. Being negative you can be highly confident you do not have either type genitally.

Hey Wilson! Thank for responding yet again to me! What are your thoughts on the line that says ‘Herpes Simplex Virus 1     Positive’??

this doesn’t state IgG - it just says I’m positive for HSV1?

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WilsoInAus

I have no real idea why it says positive, something to do with the IgM - I’m not sure.

I chose my words carefully though, this does show you do not have genital herpes. Why?

Because HSV-2 testing is very accurate especially for recent infections. So is HSV-1. However HSV-1 can produce flaky results if you’ve had the virus a long time. If this is you then you may have an oral HSV-1 infection from childhood.

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