I am 52/male. Have had not sexual contact in over 16 months. Starting a new relationship so got STD tested before having sex. If my provider does not call you, test results are assumed to be in normal range, no worries. My provider did not call me. When I saw the results, I was confused. There were four seperate results as Follows:
HERPES 1 & 2 BY EIA HSV 1 .11 , standard range 0.00 - 0.89 HSV 2 .22 , standard range 0.00 - 0.89
So I see those and think good. Got nothing.
Then a day later two more test results appear HSV 1,2 IgG & IgM (NOT TYPE SPECIFIC) HSV 1/2 IGM AB Combined 0.50 negative range HSV 1/2 IGG AB Combines 1.04 equivocal range
Based on the length of time since sexual contact, can I call the equivocal negative and stop worrying? As I said my provider did not cantacyt me that there was an issue. But when I try to ask about the test results, I am shocked at how little anyone knows.View Thread
I am 52 year old male. My female partner is same age. We have not had sex yet. Decided to both get STD tests. SHe neded up getting the herpes test as well. She tested positive for HSV 1. My STD tests did not include herpes, so I asked for herpes test. The results follow:
HSV_1 RESULT 0.11 0.00 - 0.89 Index, HSV_2 RESULT 0.22 0.00 - 0.89 Index
HSV I/II IGG AB, COMBINED 1.04 <=0.89 IV, HSV I/II IGM AB, COMBINED 0.50 <=0.89 IV
The Herpes 1 & 2 tests appear to fall in the negative range, as does the IGM. The lab termed the IGG results as Equivocal-Questionable presence of IgG antibodies.
My Dr's office couldn't seem to explain any of the tests and together what it means. Any help telling me what it means?
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