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Im STD free but for hsv1 I had 2.82h igg. Doc says its an old infection from a cold sore. never had symptoms, paranoid though. Is it an old infection?

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Dr. Jason Ramirez
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In brief: Old infection

IgG supports prior infection, not acute infection HSV 1 is mostly NOT genitial herpes and many persons are exposed and do not have symptoms.
cold sores are indeed a common presentation and overall are not harmful. I would reassure you not to per "paranoid" although I understand the terminology is "scary"

In brief: Old infection

IgG supports prior infection, not acute infection HSV 1 is mostly NOT genitial herpes and many persons are exposed and do not have symptoms.
cold sores are indeed a common presentation and overall are not harmful. I would reassure you not to per "paranoid" although I understand the terminology is "scary"
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