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... This is similar to my situation. I have always been tested. I have a 4 year old and was tested then. I was tested every six months since then. My boyfriend and I were tested before we slept together. ... (28 replies)
... i will. I'm going in tomorrow to get retested. Have had a hell of a time getting my Dr. office to tell me what test they gave me and what my numbers are? ... (28 replies)
... I would suggest you find out which type of test you had and what your numeric values are. Do you ever get cold sores? ... (28 replies)

... hing , I have had canker sores inside my mouth, what I assume canker sore because oral herpes is supposebly on the outer lips which i've never had, it looks like a canker sore and comes and goes in one day which is a canker sore inside yellowy with red around it. ... (2 replies)
... genitally in early July with a positive swab test result. I am having a hard time believing that this diagnosis is correct and was wondering about the false positive rates of such a test. ... (3 replies)
... My situation was exactly like yours. I had the IgM blood test done which is for type 1 and 2 together. It came out positive for both. ... (9 replies)
... specific herpes blood test. ... (1 replies)
... encounter caused the herpes infection. ... (5 replies)
... can. You're correct everyone out here may not know everything, but at the same time nor do many doctors and those of us that have it can speak on it better then a doctor can sometimes. ... (28 replies)
... Well it's just a bit confusing for someone to say "my husband used to get cold sores all the time" and then be confused that their test result is now negative. OBVIOUSLY the test result is wrong that is not all that unheard of. ... (28 replies)
... Make sure you get hard copies of the results. If you got tested for Herpes, it's important to know just what kind of test was done and what the results are. ... (2 replies)
... etc...I tested negative on everything but the herpes test. I don't know if it was IGG or IGM. I don't fully understand the difference, actually. I'll ask him tommrow when I visit him. ... (22 replies)
... A culture test is a direct test, looking for the actual virus. So if they swab your genitals and the results are positive for HSV1, then you know for sure you have at least Genital HSV1. And to be safe, you should assume you also have Oral HSV1, since it's so prevalent. ... (1 replies)
... blisters are not present. If a person is having an OB, even removing a scab as you mention can still result in a false negative. ... (6 replies)
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... By what sort of test did they come to this diagnosis? ... (6 replies)
Testing for herpes
Mar 22, 2005
... It would be quite unlikely for you to test negative for herpes type 1, because you have had a cold sore, however as Audrey's experience shows, false negatives do happen. ... (14 replies)
... Just to give some background. I tested negative for Herpes 2 in May of 2008, I had just meet my BF a few months before. I recently got tested and the doctor informed me I tested positive. ... (4 replies)
... Well, you already might know the answer to your post, but here goes anyway. It is totally impossible to diagnose someone here according to your description. What you describe could be herpes or it could be something else, or it could be nothing. The only way you will know is by a visit to the doctor and proper testing. ... (6 replies)
... Calm down and relax. You don't know that you have anything beyond a wee infection, so there's no reason to panic. ... (7 replies)


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