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HSV-2 IgG levels?


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I'm a male and had sex with a girl about 18 months ago and got HSV-2 along with a nice breakout!

I had my levels checked with labcorp through stdcheck.com - and my HSV 2 IgG, Type Spe was 2.82

I haven't had a breakout since and just got tested again and my level is 2.02.

Does that mean that my body is potentially fighting it and infection levels are going down or will it just fluctuate up and down? I couldn't find any data on this. Everything I read just said if it's above 1.09 then you probably have it.

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If you take it multiple times you can expect the results to vary but Im not sure how wildly it might fluctuate.  If you had taken the test without a breakout, anything under 3.5 could possibly be a false positive.  Since you had a "nice breakout" after a sexual encounter and tested 2.82, I would assume it is not a false positive.  It sounds like your body is responding well with no additional breakouts.  As a consideration, a Western Blot test would be an additional test (very precise) if you are looking for clarity.

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