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Iga deficiency

I was born with an IgA deficiency and believe I contracted genital herpes. I am going to get tested tomorrow. My partner has had no signs of infection, but my symptoms have me convinced. Does anyone know how my immune defiency will effect me with this disease? I can barely sleep/think and hope to get answers soon.
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if you are going to get tested, your partner should too. Just knowing your status is only  half of the picture as well as if you recently contracted herpes from them, it might not be reflected on your igg blood test results.

what makes you think you contracted genital herpes?  Have you been seen yet for your symptoms?

if indeed you do have genital herpes, herpes antivirals will help control it even with your iga deficiency but it's important to be seen promptly if you are having active symptoms.

grace
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