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A 37-year-old member asked:

Is there a blood test which tests for genital herpes? im pregnant and need to know.

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
May be: A blood test will reveal if you have been exposed to the virus but will not tell if you have active genital infection. Examination by a gynecologist and examination of the cells/tissues may be needed for a definitive diagnosis.
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