Hello again Terri. I just did another full std panel, which obviously includes the HSV 2 IGG test. Positive again, with 1.31, so now it’s
4/7/2020 – 1.35
5/19/2020 – 1.44
3/1/2022 – 1.37
10/7/2023 – 1.31
I pretty much expected a positive again, and still feel it’s a false positive, like you said, so not super worried. BUT, this time, the online service I used, recommended what they call a confirmatory test, to ‘end the debate’, or so they say. I asked them, and turns out is the ELISA test. I got locked out here, as couldn’t remember my password, and made too many attempts before using the lost password option, because I was going to ask your opinion. Anyway, I just went ahead and did it, and now I obviously have the password thing resolved, so my question is, did I just pretty much waste my time with that ‘confirmatory’ test, because when I did a little research, it seems like it’s not considered super reliable. I know they wanted to sell another test, but they must have some reason to believe this ends the debate, but super curious what your opinion is. If it come back negative, I’ll call it a day, because my IFF results point to a false positive, but if it comes back positive, I won’t be sure what to think. Almost seems like I’d be back in that same ‘false positive’ neighborhood. If positive, maybe just for the piece of mind, I will figure out some way to get the WB test. Zip codes is 95482, but probably nothing has changed. The woman at this place said the ELISA is the next best thing to the WB, maybe that’s true.