Testing options for a low positive HSV II test This topic contains 5 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by Terri Warren 1 month ago. No worries! I am very interested in understanding how the western blot kit works and the next steps in getting the test done!. I am negative for HSV1 and positive for HSV2 (1.24 with a clear negative cutoff of 0.9). The past few months have been extremely confusing, with me going through waves of suspicion, then relief, and then suspicion again. I would consult with Westover Heights clinic (don’t worry about going to your Dr about it – odds are they won’t even know about it). Well if you had a negative swab and that low of a number, I’d be suspicious that it’s a false positive. The Helper looks at herpes and sexual health through the eyes of clinical expert Terri Warren, RN, ANP. Blot for years and a low positive ELISA with no symptoms, so we really don’t always know if people have herpes or not and that drives them nuts and I don’t blame them.
Terri Warren RN of Westover Heights Clinic in Portland, OR may be able to order this test for you if your regular doctor will not. If your blood test came out positive for HSV1 and/or HSV2, then you have herpes. He did and he tested positive for HSV 1 IgG and HSV 2 IgG (a 3.1). I’m hoping he got a false positive so I don’t have to really worry. Fourth, your ex’s HSV2 IgG score of 3.1 is considered a low positive and therefore might be false positive. For further information, see the IgG Antibody Tests section on pages 14-15 of The Herpes Handbook, published by the Westover Heights Clinic in Portland, Oregon, USA and made available free online here: LINK. This is a low positive that is most likely either false or building toward a higher positive. TimeinBoston that I can order the WB from Westover Heights Clinic in Portland, OR. However she was excited for a reason!!! Both accounts, HSV1 and HSV2 came back negative:D Therefore my low positive was a false negative! I had prepared myself for the worse and knew I could deal with whatever answer I’d get as my results, but of course it is a relief to know I can leave this hellish period of worry and anxious uncertainty behind me.
Un-roofing of vesicles and pustules results in an ulcer. If her test is positive for herpes, she wants to know if this is the partner who gave it to her. HSV 1 (very often, oral herpes) can be transmitted from the mouth of one person to the genitals of a sex partner through oral sex, even if the giver doesn t have an active cold sore. Again, the risk is so low; don’t spend any time and energy even worrying about it. Westover Heights Clinic in Portland, OR, a private sexual health clinic specializing in STDs, for more than twenty-five years.
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I very frequently see a patient who has had only one partner for a long time, and they have newly diagnosed genital herpes. If you have a positive swab test from a lesion, and a positive HSV 2 antibody test, you’ve been infected sometime in the past. It worries me that some people get so stuck on their herpes diagnosis that they miss getting appropriate diagnoses and treatment for other infections. Terri Warren, RN, ANP, is the owner of Westover Heights Clinic in Portland, Ore. Low Testosterone? But Katie had set a nagging worry in my head. Of the two, I had tested positive for genital herpes, HSV-2 with an index value of 2.0 (Any index value above 1.1 is considered positive). You’re very low risk and you have a low index value. I don’t think you need to worry about this. Both of my blood tests for HSV-1 and HSV-2 were negative. Handsfield told me, I think you can make a perfectly valid ethical argument that there’s no need for disclosure because the risk of transmission, even if you’re infected, is very, very low. If so, I’d have to try pretty hard for a positive diagnosis. Westover Heights Clinic, a private STD clinic in Oregon with incredibly thorough herpes information, counseling, and even disclosure tips. Am I at risk for herpes after visiting a massage parlor and having a happy ending? Now I’m worried about STDs because I noticed a round, scaly dry sore on the inside of my bicep and I’ve been experiencing flu-like symptoms. Genital herpes is transmitted through skin-to-skin contact, with the finger being a very low risk area. Warren is a Nurse Practitioner and owner of Westover Heights Clinic in Oregon. New HSV-2 Results. Where does a 1.09 IgG test clock in on the HSV-2 scale? Thanks! That’s a very low result to be considered a positive. I have been working with Terry Warren from Westover Heights Clinic and am so grateful to have found her. In trying to find answers, I contacted them.