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... months after exposure to be accurate, so you have exceeded the time frame for that. Most people will test positive for HSV1, the virus causing cold sores. ... (1 replies)
What type of test?
Jan 10, 2005
... A blood test can't tell you where you have the disease, only that it's in your system. In order to know for definite WHERE you had it, you would need to get any sore which turns up swabbed shortly after it appeared. ... (5 replies)
What type of test?
Jan 10, 2005
... specific, so which tells you whether you have HSV1 or HSV2. Most adults have HSV1, which is the virus which commonly causes cold sores and causes a minority of cases of genital herpes. ... (5 replies)

... Have you ever had a cold sore? ... (4 replies)
... It is more likely, however, that if you do have herpes, you got it from a sexual partner. ... (3 replies)
... You guys are doing yourselves a great disservice if you assume this is caused by herpes. I have had similar symptoms for two years now. After every single antibacterial and antifungal failed, I feared the worst. Every single thing I read on the internet pointed to herpes. ... (2 replies)
... Catharine I know cold sores are oral herpes and I think you know I know this too. What I meant to say is that Cruise will think he has GENITAL herpes when he may just have developed antibodies from a cold sore. ... (24 replies)
... if that's for SURE what it was. I've never had a "classic" OB since then.. only irritation and a bit of itchiness. Never any blisters or cut looking things, sores, etc. ... (8 replies)
... The key to those two lines are "IgG" the the two types, HSV1 and HSV2. ... (22 replies)
... Hi I was given 2 tests one was a swab at the time of the ob and the md actually scraped my genetal area so hard he made me bleed, so I don't know if I had HSV1 in my blood stream from yrs ago . the md told me my test was positive for H so I asked him what type he answered it doesn't matter you have H. ... (5 replies)
... First of all, find out what kind of blood test you received. ... (1 replies)
... Well, firstly you need to make sure you've been correctly diagnosed. It probably is herpes, seeing as the Valtrex helped, but you need to be sure, and you also need to find out if it's type 1 or type 2. ... (1 replies)
... can it misinterpret the results for like shingles or another virus of the herpes family? ... (8 replies)
... I'm not sure if chicken pox antibodies affect the HSV blood test. ... (8 replies)
How do you tell?
Oct 22, 2007
... The blood test cannot tell you how long you've had the virus. ... (3 replies)
... Thanks for the response. ... (3 replies)
... of the population who would test positive for HSV1. You are not guaranteed to have HSV1 if your mother does, although it would be very likely as contrary to what your doctor tells you, herpes is not only passed on during outbreaks. ... (7 replies)
... I know how you feel. This has got to be one of the most frustrating things I have gone through. ... (3 replies)
What is this?
Mar 2, 2008
... If you were only recently exposed to the genital strain, it's less likely that it's HSV1. This is because your body has built up an "immunity" of sorts to HSV1 due to you having it orally. Because you already have the antibodies, it's harder to have the virus turn up in a new location. ... (5 replies)
... you shouldn't have oral sex when you have an active cold sore. You're right that having HSV 1 gives you antibodies and in most cases, these will protect you from HSV1 reinfection in another area i.e. the genitals. ... (1 replies)

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