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The chart says: hsv1 IgG, type specific Ab. The number (I think that’s index value?) was 53.7. not a surprise as I had an active cold sore. The IgM screen was negative for both 1&2. Am I correct that the bloodwork shows a recent infection of Hsv1 with no antibodies (so no previous infection)? I had never had a cold sore prior to that one. I still had the cold sore when the blood test was taken.
Although I have never had the traditional open sores genitally, I experienced the cold sore and the vaginal burning/discomfort at the same time and was exposed to both areas the same night. It just seems like a bit much of a coincidence for it to not be related so the assumption was I had Hsv1 both O and G. The prolonged burning sensation is the symptom that effects my life the most. To be honest, emotionally I am not doing well and the lack of clarity from doctors adds to the anxiety.
If this is Hsv1 genitally, what is it?