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Can taking medication like acyclovir affect the herpes igg test?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
No: The igg is your immune response and will remain positive and indicate old exposure. Acyclovir and other antivirals do not affect it, they treat flare ups.

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Last updated Dec 2, 2018

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