It is estimated that around 20 percent of sexually active adults in the United States are infected with HSV-2, according to the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).While HSV-2 infections are spread through contact with a herpes sore, the AAD reports that most people get HSV-1 from an infected person who is asymptomatic, or does not have sores.
Treatment focuses on getting rid of sores and limiting outbreaks.
Learn more: Birth-acquired herpes » It is important to understand that someone may not have visible sores or symptoms and still be infected by the virus. Some of the symptoms associated with this virus include: This type of virus is generally diagnosed with a physical exam. It will confirm the diagnosis if you have sores on your genitals.
Your doctor may check your body for sores and ask you about some of your symptoms. During this test, your doctor will take a swab sample of fluid from the sore and then send it to a laboratory for testing.
I have been reading up that anything 90 and under is negative and I am in the equivocal range.
Being so close and borderline, I felt I needed to take a retest so I went in a week after and took another test. Why would they tell me I am positive when It seems my result wasn't exactly positive nor negative but if anything borderline on negative. Does anyone know about this number value and it's strength of really being positive.