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... First of all how long has it been since initial exposure? Meaning how many weeks has it been since that day of possible exposure to HSV2? Depending on where you are, doctors will give you a certain time frame to wait. For Australia, you have to wait ATLEAST 6 weeks. The ideal time to test for Genital Herpes after possible exposure is between 6 - 8 weeks. Most individuals have... (5 replies)
... So I started reading up about the Herpeselect test and that there have been some issues of false positives with asymptomatic people whose IGG count was under 3.5. ... (0 replies)
... My results were completely negative for both type I and II. ... (0 replies)

Negative Results
Nov 11, 2008
... The same exact thing happen to me and i m lost, never had an outbreak. doctor priscribed the western blot. ... (2 replies)
... They were both informed about my situation and had informed me that they were negative as they get tested every 6 months for their own health and safety. ... (5 replies)
Negative Results
Nov 5, 2008
... I'm curious about false positive and negatives for the IgG test. ... (2 replies)
... What is the doctor tells me that i was given the herpes select or the western blot test? ... (9 replies)
... exposure to an STD would have been December 7, 2012. I had a full std screening done in Jan this year, blood was drawn on the 26th. My results came back negative for everything except HSV. HSV 1 IgG .26 negative, HSV 2 IgG 1.18 positive. ... (0 replies)
... Can someone put this in layman's term for me? Cus it just went over my head. Thanks :rolleyes: (2 replies)
... Many people have written in inquiring why they get different test results from Western Blot vs the ELISA. Often they have been advised to take the WB result as final...this is not necessarily the case. ... (2 replies)
Emotional s.o.s.
Aug 9, 2001
... and swore he had had blood tests..problem is...only that Western Blot test I mentioned can accurately tell if one has it and he never had that test. ... (11 replies)
... lationship, in my opinion. Only you can decide that for yourself. About your friend..if she tested positive once, she has it. They say that there are frequently false negatives, but no false positives with herpes. If you used a condom, good for you! ... (5 replies)
... You sure have been through the mill with this. If the swab turns out negative, I'd recommend you get the doc to order a Western Blot test for herpes. ... (4 replies)
... Hi Western Blot tests for both HSV types 1 and 2. ... (1 replies)
... blood test, as they tend to be more sensitive and accurate. Western Blot is considered the best, but can also be expensive too, if you're paying out of pocket for it. ... (9 replies)
Mar 11, 2003
... r the onset of the current symptoms, the less accurate the results will be. Swab tests are notorious for "false negatives," meaning that even if it comes back as negative you can't really trust that you don't have it. ... (3 replies)
HSV Results
Jul 16, 2012
... While I understand that the Western Blot is probably the better test, the test and finding a lab to do it will not be covered by my insurance. ... (1 replies)
Jun 23, 2006
... up with a blood test since false negatives are common because of timing issues. Meaning a negative culture test is not proof that you do not have the virus, it just means there wasn't anything there at the time of swabbing. ... (1 replies)
... I would get a Western Blot Test or the Rapid Pocket Kit test because sounds like you have herpes.. ... (6 replies)
... A negative culture result does not mean you don't have the herpes virus, it only means there were no virus partials present at the time of swabbing. ... (1 replies)

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