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Can doctors test for herpes by swabbing or doing a culture of the mouth or vagina....without an outbreak?

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Dr. Robert Killian answered

Specializes in General Practice

Herpes Best Tests: No. This kind of test would be fruitless. The best way to diagnose herpes is with blood tests.

Answered 10/3/2015

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