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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
HSV testing: I think part of your report got cut off. Usually a lab report will state the cut off for where they call a test positive and where it's negative. IgG ... Read More
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Incomplete: You have not shared with us most of the valid information on your report. But, so far, as I am sure you are capable of reading, the IgG or 'past expos ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Oral herpes?: You have herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV1), like half of all adults in the US, usually from oral infection in childhood. Some such persons have recur ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: This generally refers to the infection that occurs when you are exposed to the virus for the first time. This is indicated by the presence of igm ant ... Read More
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Dr. Jessica Khan
32 years experience Infectious Disease
Old infection: I do not know the reference value of the lab that did the test but i assume this is higher than normal and is interpreted as reactive. It means at on ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adriana Lopez
9 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possible: It is possible but not very likely if the lesions had already crusted over. If their outbreak was due to HSV1 then you should already have antibodies ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
38 years experience Family Medicine
Virus family: Herpes is a family of viruses characterized by small blister-like (vesicles) rash & by staying in the body until triggered again. Most common ones are ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adolfo Fernandez-Obregon
43 years experience Dermatology
Virus infection: Herpes is a family of various viruses that can be responsible for different diseases. Herpes simplex causes the typical cold or fever blister on the l ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
A family of viruses: Herpes simplex virus type 1 usually causes cold sores on the lips. Type 2 usually causes genital herpes. However, herpes virus is an equal opportunity ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
A family of viruses: Herpes simplex virus type 1 usually causes cold sores on the lips. Type 2 usually causes genital herpes. However, herpes virus is an equal opportunity ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Trachella Johnson foy
20 years experience Family Medicine
Painful ulcers: Genital herpes is a viral infection that most commonly presents w/ painful sores or ulcers in the genital area (boxer short distribution). Outbreak ... Read More
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