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A 32-year-old member asked:

Will genital herpes show up on a blood test required to get married?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Usually not tested: Different states have different requirements for pre-marital tests. While a blood test can detect history or infection with herpes, I do not know that any state requires it. If you have genital herpes, you owe it to your potential spouse/partner to disclose it.
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