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trust the latest results that I have no herpes?

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I met with a girl a few months back. She had been rubbing her vagina and then put a finger in my backside. She said she was clean but hard to know. After about 3 months, I got tested full std panel and came up negative with everything including HSV 2 except for HSV 1, which came up positive. However, the test used was herpes select elisa 1gG, which I read is known to have false positives. My score was a 3.3. I had read if the score is less than 3.5 that it could be a false positive.

A week later, I retested using herpes select immunoblot, which is supposed to be more accurate and tested negative for HSV 1 and 2. However, for past 3 months I've had itching in my backside, which could be due to sweat and anxiety. Do I have anything to worry about or trust the latest results that I have no herpes and put this to rest?

Thanks for your help!


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replied September 26th, 2014
Herpes and Genital Warts Answer A49407
Thank you for asking

Your questons habe answers in it. That back side incident of the finger is least likely an HSV cause. And even if it turns out to be that a simple antivirals and poof away all the viral load. False positives are very right and less than 3 or 3.5 makes the odds more likely.

Now the Itching might not just be anxiety and hygiene and sweating or hair growth there might cause it too.

Keep good toilet hygiene and remove hair around the anus. I am sur eit would resolve.

good Luck


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