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... I think your doctor is in the dark, and not up to speed with proper herpes testing. ... (22 replies)
Herpes testing
Dec 11, 2008
... accurate. A negative result could be because the sore has started to heal and there is not enough virus material captured in the swab. So try and get there ASAP if you notice symptoms of an outbreak. ... (4 replies)
Herpes type 1
Jan 22, 2008
... Stigma! One seems to be socially acceptable, the other is a curse from hell. ... (1 replies)

Where to test??
Dec 8, 2005
... You do not need symptoms to get a STD test. I suggest calling around. Check with your local health department clinic again. Many have open periods where no appointment is necessary. ... (7 replies)
... My last blood testing was done 2 years ago. Each time i was tested it was during an outbreak. ... (15 replies)
... According to a herpes researcher I know, she said using IgM to determine this is outdated. ... (1 replies)
... It's more like "if the swab culture is positive and the IgG blood test is negative" it usually means that its a recent infection. ... (3 replies)
... lab and find out what blood test you had. The best blood test for herpes is the type specific IgG blood test. ... (5 replies)
... unreliable for modern day herpes testing and you should not pay for it. ... (3 replies)
... hours of a sore being 'fresh' it could lead to negative results as there is not enough of the virus to be cultured. Just be aware of that. ... (3 replies)
... and the Captia EIA. There is also the WesternBlot. Although the WesternBlot is not FDA approved, it's considered the 'Gold Standard', a reference test and how all others test get FDA approval. ... (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)
... 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)
Dec 31, 2007
... It VERY possible to go years, 5, 10, 15 years without knowing you have herpes. Most times an outbreak is so mild it goes unnoticed or misdiagnosed as yeast infection or jock itch. ... (2 replies)
... Some of the things you describe are not herpes related, some are. That being said don't trust an online diagnosis from your verbal description. ... (4 replies)
Really confused?
Jul 14, 2006
... Yes Herpes is very confusing at times. ... (2 replies)
... That's something I would like to know. ... (9 replies)
... I think once you have been tested and it came back positive then you have it. There is no taking it back and retesting to hope you get a lower score. ... (1 replies)
... come and go since I was a child. If my test were type specific I don't think the dr would be telling me not to worry plus she specifically told me they were non type specific but I worry anyways I just decided to test out of the blue for STD's kinda wishing now I hadent. ... (9 replies)
... If you go to the doctors and ask to have STD testing done herpes testing is not included as part of the routine std panel. You must ask specifically to be tested. ... (4 replies)

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