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tested positive for strep but could it be herpes
A 26-year-old female asked:
I got my results back from my culture- negative for herpes, positive for strep b. What is strep b and can it cause similar symptoms?
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A female asked:
Could i possibly have herpes? I went to a clinic for a blood test to see if my body is building antibodies from herpes. A day before that i had started to take cephalexin to treat strep throat (i was diagnosed with it wednesday february 15). I am slightly
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Sores on vagina 4 or 6 at a time, small pits hurt. two weeks heal. Not herpes. 1doc exams says polysporin, other says group b strep no tests/exam..?
A 27-year-old female asked:
I think I have herpes. I had strep 2weeksago prior to taking amoxicilin i realized i broke out with bumps on vagina. In also late on period. Help!?!
A 27-year-old male asked:
Multiple SMALL sores in back of throat, semi clustered but not really. Not big/ not infected looking. Strep throat or gonorhoea? Or herpes?Soundslike?
Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Hard to tell...: I have difficulty picturing what you mean by "multiple small sores". If painful, it could be herpes. With or without pain, it doesn't sound like eithe ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Can group b strep trigger a herpes outbreak? Can i pass herpes through saliva with no outbreak? Have had no outbreaks for over a year or more and suddenly my husband and i got one the other night. I have no sores in or on my mouth... But did get a call to
A 24-year-old female asked:
I was wondering how does strep differ from herpes in the throat. people and my coworkers at work have been sick and i work with money all day.
A 43-year-old female asked:
38 yr old female married 19 yrs throat red w/white spot right side soft palette area. Dr said strep or herpes, never had herpes in my life why say it?
A 30-year-old male asked:
I was recently diagnosed with strep throat but they never did a swab. My lymph nodes are swollen in my groin and I am concerned I have herpes.
Dr. Ram Madasu answered
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See your doctor: Your throat infection maybe from bacteria other than strep or from viral infection. Mono can cause sore throat as well as lymph node enlargement. If ... Read More
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