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... you tested positive for herpes 2. i freaked out. i went back with my boyfriend a month and a half later to have both of us retested because he came up negative still. ... (28 replies)
... I know this post is semi dated. But what ended up happening from the false positive story? ... (28 replies)
... Sorry, i dont use the email account that this forum is sent to very often just saw the email today. Yes the reason i got tested was because of my OB, I actually had a yeast infection that I guess can typically present like HSV (28 replies)

... ttable from an inanimate object and I did not see that, I know many places do not clean their objects and I am aware of people getting infections but not herpes. Herpes is transmitted from skin to skin contact, or if the person has a lesion and there is secretion it can be passed on that way, this i know is true. ... (28 replies)
... OMGosh! This is why my tests looked so funky. ... (28 replies)
... right all the time. Which I'm sure is why its called a medical practice not medical science. ... (28 replies)
... Her husband had gotten tested and the results came back negative, that is why she has been confused. ... (28 replies)
... When I first got herpes it took a good week for the antivirals to really start working. So honestly, it really sounds like you didn't give the antivirals enough time to work. ... (2 replies)
... usually a false positive is in the low range numbers but again there is no numbers given. what can i do ? ... (1 replies)
... It is possible to have a false NEGATIVE with a herpes culture because the swab has not detected enough 'fresh' virus in the swab. ... (4 replies)
Force an OB
Nov 8, 2009
... I just had a baby 2 months ago. At my post partum check up my Dr. noticed something "down there" that made her question me about herpes. i told her I've been test ever since becomeing sexualy active and was always negitave. I have always had pimples in the area down there my whole life. ... (11 replies)
... r 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. doesnt hang oround for weeks like oral herpes does, nor does i get oral sores on the lips so I assume i have not hsv 2 oral. ... (2 replies)
... yeast as I had curd like discharge. Problem is I had sores too. They started out a day after I swam in some very dirty sea water. The sores looked and felt like herpes but they were NOT in clusters and very few. They really hurt even in contact with water when showering. ... (2 replies)
... can having shingles and having an episode cause a false positive in a culture test? ... (1 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Herpes type 2 with a positive culture and equivocal blood test in November 2011. ... (2 replies)
... Some people will show the antibodies sooner and some later. There is a member here on the board that it took 6 months after her symptoms to have a positive blood test. ... (4 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)
... 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)
... 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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