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Herpes simplex virus 2. How dangerous is it?

Herpes simplex virus 2. How dangerous is it?

Depends: Dangerous can mean different things to different people. It can be dangerous because it causes genital lesions which are hazardous to your sex life. It can also rarely cause meningoencephalitis (brain and surrounding tissue infection) which is far more life threatening. However, the most common presentation of hsv-2 is genital herpes, which is not life threatening. ...Read more

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How/why is herpes simplex 2 considered worse than herpes simplex 1?

How/why is herpes simplex 2 considered worse than herpes simplex 1?

It isn't: These viruses are very similar except that type i usually infects around the mouth and type ii around the genitalia. ...Read more

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I got lab results: herpes simplex 1 IgG 29.4, herpes simplex 2 IgG 13.7 both positive, but herpes simplex 1 & 2 ivm negative <0.5 what does this mean?

I got lab results: herpes simplex 1 IgG 29.4, herpes simplex 2 IgG 13.7 both positive, but herpes simplex 1 & 2 ivm negative  <0.5 what does this mean?

Old infection : This means you have both types of herpes and that they are old infections. Because your igm is negative we know you acquired these longer than six weeks ago. ...Read more

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Does herpes type1 IgG possitive contagious with out outbreaks ?

Does herpes type1 IgG  possitive contagious with out outbreaks ?

Some viral shedding: Although the chance of transmission is highest during an active outbreak, there is still a very small chance of transmitting/spreading the infection without outbreak as some viral shedding occurs all the time. If you have frequent outbreak, consult your doc for suppressive treatment as there are quite a few options available these days. Good luck. ...Read more

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Have wrong info. Herpes 1 IgG positive. Herpes II IgG indeterminate. How is herpes 1 transmitted via flu or cold sores stress?

Have wrong info.  Herpes 1 IgG positive. Herpes II IgG indeterminate.  How is herpes 1 transmitted via flu or cold sores stress?

Herpes simplex: Herpes simplex is transmitted by direct contact with a lesion or the body fluid of an infected individual.Transmission may also occur through skin-to-skin or mucous membrane contact during periods of asymptomatic shedding. Barrier protection methods are the most reliable method of preventing transmission of herpes, but they merely reduce rather than eliminate risk. ...Read more

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What does hsv lgG type 2. (0.10) mean?

What does hsv lgG type 2. (0.10) mean?

HSV: Hello ~ I NEVER do this Ab test, unless I am looking for cerebral herpes. The test works everyone up for nothing and is of no great medical importance. THAT means that you have a positive, low titre, of herpes IgG (immunoglobG shows PREVIOUS infection), indicative of OLD infection with herpes Type II (genital herpes) (and 80%-90% College kids do as well) thanks! ...Read more

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Is it possible to contract genital herpes simplex 2 from someone who has oral herpes simplex 1?

Is it possible to contract genital herpes simplex 2 from someone who has oral herpes simplex 1?

No, but,: You can get hsv1 in the gential area from someone with hsv1 or hsv2 in the oral area from someone with hsv2. They are 2 distinct forms of herpes virus though both respond well to the same medications often. ...Read more

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How is herpes simplex virus infection treated.

How is herpes simplex virus infection treated.

Antivirals: Well it depends where your infection is but herpes is treatable with antiviral medication such as acyclovir. It doesn't cure you of the virus, but it does shorten the duration of the attacks. ...Read more

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What does this mean? Hsv 1 Igg, Type Spec: <0.91 INDEX Herpes Simplex Virus I/ii Igm Hsv, Igm I/ii Comb

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 exposure' test for HSV 1 is negative. ...Read more

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How common is herpes simplex virus type 1?

HSV 1: In the United States, there are about 500, 000 primary hsv 1 infections each year. Infection is permanent, but rarely serious in the patient with a normal immune system. Most patients are either without symptoms or have mild clinical disease. ...Read more

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My Hsv 1 & 2 IgG is 5.88 index value and HSV 1&2 IgM is 0.11. Please tell me what does it mean?

Herpes: Your test results indicate that you were exposed to Herpes virus at some point in your life, not sure when. The low IgM might suggest that it's not recent exposure, but IgM in this virus is not very accurate or useful. Your test did not specify whether your exposure came from type 1 or type 2 or both. If you have an outbreak ask your doctor for treatment medication. ...Read more

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What is herpes simplex type 1, IgG antibody? Genital or oral?

What is herpes simplex type 1, IgG antibody?  Genital or oral?

Usually oral: Herpes infections are described as type i (oral /cold sores)or type ii(genital). However, either type can cause affect either location. Igg antibody detected by a blood test. & indicates one has been exposed to the virus at least several weeks prior &possibly much longer- as in years. Most people who have HSV antibody have no idea that they have herpes. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with herpes 1 almost year ago. Ishherpes 1 known as genital herpes. Herpes 2 indeterminate. is pregnancy risky. Would I need ssection?

Diagnosed with herpes 1 almost year ago.  Ishherpes 1 known as genital herpes.  Herpes 2 indeterminate.  is pregnancy risky.  Would I need ssection?

Genital herpes= HSV2: Generally, genital herpes is associated wth HSV-2; cold sores is generally caused by HSV1. It is important to tell your doctor if you have sores in or around the vagina because it can be a source of infection to your baby. Based on their evaluation, they can tell if you will need to deliver by C- section. ...Read more

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Tested positive for herpes 1 IgG & indeterminate for herpes 2 igg. On doc visit felt nodule. Would herpes 2 cause that? Felt eenlarged lymph nodes

Doubt it.: A positive herpes igg means that you were exposed to the virus at some point, which triggered the production of antibodies. You don't say where the nodule is, but herpes does not typically cause nodules, or enlarged nodes unless you are acutely infected. ...Read more

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Hsv 1 (2.14) HSV 2 (.90)? What does it mean?

Depends: The level of hsv titers will determine positive or negative. Each lab has there own range of normal. Without knowing your labs range it is difficult to answer. I would venture that you are likely hsv 1 positive, which most people are. The hsv 2 is not clear without more information. ...Read more

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2 y.o has reoccuring infections and is always ill, shes failure to thrive. Labs show IgM 40mg/dl, IgA is 372mg/dl & igG is, 962mg/dl.Interpretations?

2 y.o  has reoccuring infections and is always ill, shes failure to thrive. Labs show IgM 40mg/dl, IgA is 372mg/dl & igG is, 962mg/dl.Interpretations?

Results: IgM is normal: IgA is elevated and IgG is borderline elevated. Consistent with history of chronic infections. Follow-up with physician who ordered test for clinical correlation. ...Read more