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1) the PCR swab from inside of my cheek (canker sore or bite mark ..I bite my cheeks when stressed..lasted 3 days) tested positive for HSV2. My results just say “positive” when I look ant the results. the urgent care doctor said the index was 3.6. I called back to get my index results from this test and another urgent care doctor said that “that doesn’t make sense since we don’t receive index values. Just positive and negative results”. I was able to get into a women’s health clinic weeks later as urgent care didn’t make sense. My follow up IGG at a women’s health clinic ..was negative at 6 weeks post exposure and another IGG was negative at 12 weeks. I took the western blot at 12 weeks and it was also negative .
2) I took the Western Blot through the women’s health clinic. They sent it to UW and I received negative results for HSV1&2.
3) my last sexual partner was 2 years prior to this assault. I had my ex from 2 years ago get tested and she also tested negative for 1&2. I trust her.
4) therefore, according to the urgent care doctor, I got HSV2 from being kissed..since I never had contact with his genitals or anything else. This person (the man who hurt me) reports that he only has hsv1.
5) I did not do a Telehealth visit as I received two negative IGGs and a western blot. My Valtrex use was limited. I did the forum because I was so confused at a false positive PCR.
-Wouldn’t any past infections come up in an IGG or western blot? Since my last sexual partner was 2 years ago
– I have seen similar bite marks/canker sores in my mouth since. They usually occur when I bite my cheek and resolve within a day or two. How can a bite mark result in a false positive PCR? I am getting a mouth guard to prevent more biting hah