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A 39-year-old member asked:

Can taking medication like acyclovir affect the herpes igg test?

1 doctor answer2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 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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