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Can a blood test detect herpes?

Can a blood test detect herpes?

Herpes antibodies: A blood test can detect herpes antibodies and exposure but it takes a visualization of the actual lesions when they are present to confirm the diagnosis. ...Read more

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Herpes (Definition)

There are different types of herpes infections; herpes simplex infection of mouth (gingivostomatitis) and lips (labialis) are the most common. Others include genital herpes, and herpes zoster. Herpes infection could very mild to very dangerous depending on the type and location of the body affected. I ...Read more


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Will a urine infection test detect something in your blood?

Will a urine infection test detect something in your blood?

No. But,: Urine infection test is urinalysis with added culture if urine has blood, white cells(pus cells), or bacteria. If there is infection in blood, this test dose not detect it. But, sometimes, urine infection goes to blood in cases of kidney infection or urosepsis (sepsis from urine source). In these cases the bacteria that is found in the urine usually, not always, matches what's in the blood. ...Read more

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When you have a syphilis lesion would the blood test be able To detect syphilis in blood by then?

When you have a syphilis lesion would the blood test be able
To detect syphilis in blood by then?

No: Primary syphilis is a painless ulcer on the genitals. Generally available tests do not become positive for two to six weeks. Experienced physicians can diagnose clinically and treat. ...Read more

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Hi,I would like to know can a blood test detect cryptosporidium.

Hi,I would like to know can a blood test detect cryptosporidium.

No: A stool check is a much better choice. Usually the disease is self-limited unless you're seriously immunocompromised, and there's no reason to test for it. ...Read more

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When can a blood test detect pregnancy?

10 days.: Blood test HCG quantitative test can show pregnancy as early as 10 days of conception. ...Read more

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Can doctors detect if you have had any radiation xrays?, in a test like blood or other. Can a blood test detect any cancer ?

No and Maybe.: There is no test that can see if you have been exposed to X rays. Some blood tests can detect cancer: a complete blood count can detect leukemia. Some substances secreted by tumors can be detected in the blood, but this is not a powerful or precise way of finding cancers in general. biopsy of tissue or collection of tissue or direct visualization is a much better method. ...Read more

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Can a herpes blood test be negative reading if indeed you do have the virus?

Can a herpes blood test be negative reading if indeed you do have the virus?

Depends: When a person initially contracts herpes, the blood test will be negative. After the body has mounted an immune response, which may take 6 to 8 weeks, the blood test will become positive and will always be positive. ...Read more

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Can a blood test detect cancer?

Can a blood test detect cancer?

Only a few cancers: Unfortunately, there are very few cancers that can be detected through blood tests. These include prostate cancer and leukemia. Some other cancers have tumor marker tests, such as breast cancer, ovarian cancer, colon cancer, pancreatic cancer, and others but these are to monitor, not detect the cancer. ...Read more

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Can a blood test detect cancer?

Can a blood test detect cancer?

Yes: However the best way to diagnose cancer is to go to your doctor and have an examination. Blood tests can give clues to how well your organs are functioning and what is happening inside of your body. ...Read more

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How quickly can a blood test show changes in tsh?

How quickly can a blood test show changes in tsh?

Depends on med: It depends on which type of medication, those containing T3 (liothyronine) will change the TSH quite rapidly whilet4 will take longer. Either way we usually wait at least a month to retest so that the result is stabilized to the current dose. Tsh changes in those not on medication will depend on the medical condition, if any, that is present. ...Read more

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Can a Urine sample test detect HSV2 for a 42 year old male? Or is it ONLY by blood test to check IGG and IGM

DNA, culture, or IgG: There is no urine test for HSV. Best to test lesions (blisters, sores) for the virus (DNA or culture). If no active lesions, IgG blood tests are helpful. Do NOT have an IgM test. The HSV IgM tests are highly unreliable, with frequent false positive results; and contrary to common belief (by many doctors too) they do not help distinguish new from older infection. Have IgG testing only. ...Read more

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Can hcg show up in a blood test even if doctors aren't specifically testing for it?

Can hcg show up in a blood test even if doctors aren't specifically testing for it?

No: There is a specific test for HCG. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Would 28 days after exposure syphilis blood test be accurate and when you have a lesion does that mean syphikis is detect. In blood?

 Would 28 days after exposure syphilis blood test be accurate and when you have a lesion does that mean syphikis is detect. In blood?

May be: The test for syphilis may be positive 28 days after exposure, but a negative result would not rule infection and you should repeat the test in three months. It would be prudent to see your doctor immediately if you have a lesion. ...Read more

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Can a simple blood test show if candidemia is present in the blood?

Can a simple blood test show if candidemia is present in the blood?

The blood: test is not simple it would be a blood culture for fungi. if there is any fungemia it is a slower culture process than checking for a bacteremia so in a nut shell no simple test ...Read more

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