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Herpes testing antibodies seroconversion

A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
HIV is Hard to Get: Nope. Once is enough. Antibodies to this virus are forever. Once you are positive you will always test positive on the antibody test.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Govindsamy Govender
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HIV: You should be ok. Ensure that you have protected intercourse. If not already done you should have a lab HIV test done via a doctor or a clinic.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Not related
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Schmidt
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Not much: Almost everyone including you probably have had contact with herpes of some type such as chicken pox. it really is not helpful.
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Herpes: All these tests are within the 90th percentile in accuracy and can be done probably after 72 hours of exposure. Good Luck
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Weeks: Depending on the test used, it can be either 2-3 weeks, or 4-6 weeks. Regardless, the treatment is supportive, and the antibodies really only tell you ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Erik Lundquist
20 years experience Family Medicine
Constipation: Most antibiotics and antivirals cause diarrhea not constipation. You may be a little dehydrated as you are also having decreased urine output. Recomme ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peterson Pierre
23 years experience Dermatology
Herpes Ab: It means you have been exposed to the herpes virus at some point in your life. 95% of the us population has been exposed to herpes at one point or an ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes antibody?: Probably you mean herpes antibody, not antibiotic. Antibodies are proteins that the immune system produces to help fight infection. A positive test fo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ken Starnes
8 years experience General Practice
Immune response: You were exposed to the herpes virus at some point (most people are). When that occurs, plasma cells in your blood create antibodies, which are chains ... Read More
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