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Blood work done my hsv 1-2 were high 12 and 1.24 what does that mean never had a break out cold sore look it up says herpes how so confused pls help?

Probably HSV1, not 2. Check the exact test you had. If it was HerpeSelect, and if your HSV1 result was 12 and HSV2 1.24: You have HSV1, but so do half of all adults; probably an oral infection, even without cold sores. However, probably not HSV2: most true positive results are over 3.5, and 1.24 is very low. So probably you don't have genital herpes. Repeat testing may sort it out. Good luck! Read more...

What is the relation of having iritis and HSV 1? How does HSV 1 antibodies cause iritis? (no cold sores ever).

Rarely. Does hsv cause an iritis. Iritis is found in about only 1% of primary hsv ocular infection patients. The method of travel is that the virus accesses the ocular structures by direct contact or the trigeminal nerve from active infection. Read more...

How is iritis and herpes related? Would it have to be herpes of the eye? (was tested for HSV 1/2. 1 was pos; 2 neg. No cold sores ever).

Herpes and eye. Herpes virus can infect any part of the eye -- eyelid, front of the eye, middle and back of the eye. So yes, it can cause iritis. Read more...
Herpes and the eye. There are many possible causes of iritis, with herpes being one of more common causes. As indicated, herpes iritis is usually associated with involvement of the cornea, or front surface of the eye. In addition, herpes eye infections are almost always one-sided. So if both you have iritis in both eyes, this probably isn't caused by herpes. Read more...