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Should I be concerned if my EBV titers are very high

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It depends on whether the titer is igg, which would mean you either have chronic infection or more likely you were just exposed to it in the past, or ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
No: Presumably long-term IgG tiers; means you had it (mono), it is done with, and youare immune.
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
High IgG titers...: Do not necessarily mean anything.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Anglade
8 years experience Family Medicine
Weeks: Every individual is different but a patient can be acutely symptomatic for up to 4 weeks although the fatigue can last for months. You can also take ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience Rheumatology
Likely EBV: It is hard to tell for sure without information about your symptoms and physical findings based purely on these labs i would suspect ebv infection, no ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Not at all: It means for were infected with ebv at some time in the past, like most of us.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Not mono: It is possible to acquire infectious mononucleosis (mono) at age 29, but uncommon. The large majority of new EBV infections occur in childood up to ea ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not much: It just means that you have been exposed (or infected) to EBV at an indeterminate time.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shah Chowdhury
41 years experience Pediatrics
Immunoglobulins:: High igg means the person was exposed to the infective agent in the past or got vaccination against it, means immunity against it. High igm means, the ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
Past EBV infection: Ebna antibodies appear when the infection is going away, 6-8 weeks after infection, and remain detectable. It is not consistent with a current ebv inf ... Read More

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