A 32-year-old member asked:
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how do i know if i have herpes simplex virus ?

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Testing: A herpes viral culture can determine if a rash is due to the herpes virus. A doctor can perform this if there is an active lesion. If there is no active lesion, a blood test can be performed to determine if there are antibodies against any recent or past herpes infection.
Answered on Mar 22, 2014

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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This is a bit vague.: Herpes simplex 1: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/diseases-conditions/cold-sore/basics/definition/con-20021310.

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