Yes, I did a second test for IgG a few weeks after the 0.52 and it came back negative, but I was never told my index value for that one.
My results for my IgG last week came back negative for both HSV1 and HSV2. Unfortunately I do not know the index values this time. Additionally, my swab results were negative. But I was never tested for a yeast infection and still had a lot of discharge so I decided to go to a gyno to get a second opinion. This gyno insisted that the two tests I just had were false-negatives and decided to do a PCR swab instead. He was swabbing and asking me if it hurt and I said no, and then he pushed so hard he broke my skin and soaked the swab in blood, and that point it really hurt.
My question is, I’ve been on valtrex for the past week, would that interfere with the swab results? Or is it that as long as there is fluid present to swab it should be accurate?
The gyno explained to me that my IgG test was negative because my outbreak just occurred and I need to test myself 12 weeks after outbreak (which I know is incorrect. it’s 12 weeks past possible exposure). He also also explained why the first doctor didn’t swab hard enough to get an accurate culture which is why he swabbed so hard and broke my skin.
What are the chances that an IgG PLUS a culture swab both done on Day 1 of symptoms would be false-negatives?
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