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How can you tell if you have herpes or not?

How can you tell if you have herpes or not?

Medical test: can determine if you have herpes and if yes - which type. ...Read more

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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How soon can you tell if you have herpes in the eye? And what are the signs?

How soon can you tell if you have herpes in the eye? And what are the signs?

Need eye exam ASAP: Herpes of the eye can be a very serious problem. Symptoms can include redness , burning, itching of the eye. Tearing and blurry vision are also things to look for. If you think you have herpes of the eyes you need to see an ophthalmologist asap. ...Read more

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How can you tell you have herpes simplex?

How can you tell you have herpes simplex?

Painful sore: Usually a blister, starting with a feverish feeling going to a sore usually a whitish center with red perimeter usually painful and will last 10-14 day. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have yeast infection or herpes?

How can you tell if you have yeast infection or herpes?

Get a pelvic exam: It's not always easy to tell if it's a yeast infection vs herpes. If your only symptom is itching in the vaginal area it could be either. If there is thick white d/c then your doc can test this for yeast. If there is a sore, this can be cultured for herpes. If you think you may have been exposed to herpes, but there is no visible sore there is a blood test to detect if you have an infection too. ...Read more

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I need to know how do you tell if you have herpes?

I need to know how do you tell if you have herpes?

Tests : A blood test or culture can tell if you have herpes. It is very important to get tested if you think you might have herpes to avoid transmission. Most women are screened for this virus during their annual pelvic exam but don't wait for your next annual if you feel you might have the virus. ...Read more

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How to tell if you have herpes? We're ttc?

How to tell if you have herpes? We're ttc?

Ulcers!: Genital herpes is a viral infection that most commonly presents w/ painful sores or ulcers in the genital area. Outbreak can start as pain & itching. There may be small red bumps or tiny white blisters. Some pts have pain w/ urinating, recurrent vaginal irritation, painful lymph nodes in groin, pain down leg. Inital outbreak may feel like flu. Sometimes no symptoms . Culture of lesion diagnostic. ...Read more

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If a doctor over looks herpes on a part of your skin how would could you tell if you have herpes?

If a doctor over looks herpes on a part of your skin how would could you tell if you have herpes?

Depends: It can often be a clinical diagnosis in combination with the history. If there is ever a question, sometimes the lesions can be scraped and sent for viral culture. We can also biopsy the skin lesion. Finally, we can check bloodwork to see if recent or previous exposure ti either one of the herpes viruses. ...Read more

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If a person doesn't have herpes sore or a out break how can they tell if you have herpes?

Herpes: Once you have herpes, you always have herpes. However, without any lesions or sores you can't tell, and we only test sores for the virus. ...Read more

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