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... Fast forward about 2 years, I have another breakout, this time it's HUGE! Went to my Doctor, he said it looked like Shingles. He took a blood draw, again, for type 1 AND 2 Herpes. This time, we ran for both IGM, and IGG antibodies. ... (3 replies)
... Is their a similar blood test for shingles? ... (6 replies)
... There is a culture test and that would be your best bet. However, depending on how long the lesions have been present, a negative may not be conclusive. ... (6 replies)

... tuality, this type of transmission is becoming more and more common, this is fact and can be researched. I am not entirely sure of whether or not you can have a shingles outbreak on or around the genitals but I suppose it could be possible. ... (2 replies)
... I didnt really think anything at first, but as the pain progressed in my leg I thought about my previous shingles episode back in february of this year. ... (1 replies)
... Well, I just got back from my doc on a routine blood test and i tell her before, oh i have HSV2, so she mustve thought I was lying...she has the results of ALL my bloodwork in HER HANDS... ... (2 replies)
... no symptoms, just thought it would be routine. Got a call from my Dr. telling me I tested positive for HSV! ... (7 replies)
... I'm not sure if shingles affects a culture test. ... (8 replies)
... can it misinterpret the results for like shingles or another virus of the herpes family? ... (8 replies)
... I get one or two sores here and there, and they cause burning and redness before they develop into sores and then for a few days afterwards, while they're healing. I get tingling and discomfort that escalates at times. ... (24 replies)
... only a blood test can tell you that. There is plenty of reading to explain this on herpes education web sites and the CDC web site. ... (1 replies)
... hmmm well it seems like if it were shingles it would def show up on a blood test considering that its a for of herpes right? ... (3 replies)
Sep 17, 2013
... I recently had a full STD test done and the doctor offered a blood test for HSV. I got the results and they said I had the HSV antibody. ... (8 replies)
... I would guess shingles also. If it were me, I would ask for a blood test and culture. Acyclovir and valtrex will both treat either infection. ... (6 replies)
... Is it important to clarify that it is shingles for my medical records? ... (6 replies)
... I have dated my current girlfriend for a year. I know her past has been more promiscuous than mine, and know that that doesn't really matter. Here's the deal. ... (4 replies)
... of herpes if your body isn't making antibodies like it should be. I don't know all of your it possible that you may have shingles which is a herpes virus but drags on and on and on sometimes people feel sick for a year or longer? ... (24 replies)
... I'd suggest you BOTH go get the HS blood test. If you are that symptomatic I'd check and that way you'll know. Definitely get on an antiviral. ... (15 replies)
... I've been "diagnosed" with herpes for about 1 year now. I use quotes because what the nurse saw she told me was herpes in her opinion, but for some reason the blood test for herpes came back negative. She told me it was probably an error, and I most likely had herpes. ... (0 replies)
... I know someone who is very upset that she has had a blood test that turned up pos. for hsv 2 and neg. for hsv 1. ... (1 replies)

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