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... I think your doctor is in the dark, and not up to speed with proper herpes testing. ... (22 replies)
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... The best test for herpes is a culture test. However, there needs to be something there to swab like a lesion. The culture must be collected within 48 hours. ... (3 replies)

Is this herpes?
Jul 15, 2010
... It might be a wart. Most people suffer differently in the first OB. I can't even really say when my first OB was because my tests results 'indicates' i may have had this for quite sometime. ... (5 replies)
... a simple request for STD test at my annual physical. No symptoms whatsoever. I WISH I HAD NEVER ASKED FOR SUCH AN STD SCREENING. When I went back to talk to my Dr. about positive HSV results, he drew more blood for a further test. ... (7 replies)
... I live in Canada and I'm not entirely sure if we do the same type of testing as the U.S. ... (12 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)
... you can still potentially pass it on to the other through oral sex. ... (8 replies)
... or hsv2 and the Immunoblot which returns an easy to read 'negative' or 'positive' for both hsv1 and hsv2. ... (5 replies)
... There's a lot of misinformation about Herpes testing. Culture testing can only be done when there's something to culture, like a lesion. The testing window for culture testing is 48 hours. Even so, a false negative is common and should be followed up with a blood test. ... (12 replies)
... has vague information on testing and treatment. To make matters worse, the medical community is not up to speed with current information in regards to testing and treatment. Do not assume your doctor knows all about Herpes, cause they most likely don't. ... (7 replies)
... Well, I thought I would go ahead and share my story with some of you here...though I don't really know what the point is. ... (21 replies)
IgG test positive
Aug 14, 2010
... I know, right. My results also said and I quote, "Occassionally, A positive HSV2 IGG test may not confirm with the inhibition study. Advise waiting for the inhibition test result before initiating therapy or guidance". Say what? ... (8 replies)

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