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Dr. Monika Dede

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Posted on Thu, 27 Dec 2018 in Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Question: Hello, I received a High result of 44.4 from a HSV 1, type specific lab test. What does this mean?
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Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 1 hour later
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Your body has been infected with the HSV 1.

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Hello and welcome in "Ask a Doctor".
I have reviewed your query and here is my advice.

You should know that a positive result of HSV 1 IgG test means that your body has been infected with the herpes simplex virus 1.
HSV1 usually causes oral herpes.

Hope I have answered your query.
Feel free to ask me further.



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Was the infection recent?
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Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 22 hours later
Brief Answer:
A positive HSV 1 IgG test indicates a previous infection.

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Hello and welcome in"Ask a Doctor".
I have reviewed your query and here is my answer.

Usually a positive HSV 1 IgG test indicates a previous infection.

Hope I have answered your query.
Regards.
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