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does hsv 1 igm screen negative and hsv 2 igm screen negative does that mean i have a std?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No acute infection: It means there is no acute infection with hsv 1&2 virus.But does not mean you have std.
Answered on Sep 18, 2018

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