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... WHY do doctors bother to run Herpes 2 tests that won't show the virus unless you're having an outbreak at the time? ... (7 replies)
... So I've read all of the data that suggests that Herpes is very common. I've spoken to the doctors that play it off as no big deal. So why does my heart break so when I see someone around me develop a cold sore on there lip? ... (1 replies)
Overly cautious?
Jul 13, 2006
... Here's the thing Fadein...I'm someone that got herpes from someone that pretended that those sores were just no big deal and tried to find other things that it must be. ... (2 replies)

... I think your doctor is in the dark, and not up to speed with proper herpes testing. ... (22 replies)
... A lot of people come on this site asking us to diagnose them. Unfortunately, we just can't do it. ... (1 replies)
... Ok, I've read from past posts by military people that the military does not test for herpes because it is so wide spread and is basically benign as far as your overall health is concerned. ... (6 replies)
... While doctors have good intentions, they can very easily be wrong. ... (3 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)
... When you had gotten tested did you specifically ask for a herpes test? ... (33 replies)
... Hey guys, I believe i have herpes BUT i have NOT been diagnosed with it ... thats the first thing i want to make clear! ... (3 replies)
... I suggest you use the search engine up above on this website to look for topical and supplemental products people in the past have used that helped heal and lesson the number of outbreaks. ... (3 replies)
Newly Diagnosed...
Aug 18, 2012
... have to deal with this now. He was very wrong for not telling you and not to sound like I am on his side but man doctors for the routine STD panel will not test for herpes unless you ask them specifically which he more then likely did not and he shouldn't have tried to turn this onto you since his ex was the one that had it. ... (9 replies)
... I don't really understand either why if you want to get tested for ALL STDs they don't generally test for herpes, or at least they don't use the most accurate type of testing. Possibly, it comes down to money. ... (7 replies)
... Thanks for listening, too. I'm cooling down a bit now and by the way...his test was not an IgM, it was an IgG and the doctor still told him it was done in such a way that it would not show herpes unless during an outbreak. ... (7 replies)
... Okay so apparently i contracted the virus from my boyfriend over 9 months ago. i had sores and all but the tests came back negative for the swab and the blood. which it was a new infection so it makes sense. ... (4 replies)
... t help so I went back to the first gyn and demanded some pills. She put me on Acyclovir, which helped. I also demanded a blood test to find out which herpes type it was. ... (10 replies)
... Ok here goes. I just got married back September 27, 2008 to the love of my life. I asked him before we were married the last time he had been to doctor for annual STD testing he stated he was current because I go every year to get myself checked for all STD testing and annual paps with OBGYN. ... (7 replies)
Nov 23, 2008
... just by a blood test since you had no symptoms? ... (2 replies)
... First, Happiness Is, that's interesting that your doctor doesn't think that the symptoms you're experiencing sound like herpes symptoms...I suppose it's definitely possible that it's not herpes symptoms you're experiencing all of the time. ... (26 replies)
... I have never been tested but know I have herpes. I've had it for 7 months now. Had oral contact with a girl who had what I presume was a sore on her upper lip. ... (13 replies)

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