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Gential Wart Blood Test
Yes: Warts are lesions caused from the hpv virus and can been seen by the naked eye or under the microscope which is also known as colposcopy. The presence of hpv virus can be detected by finding the dna from the virus from the pap smear test. You can have the dna present without seeing any warts. You cannot have warts without the virus but many have the virus without having warts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tested (-) for hsv-1 & hsv2 through blood, urine, and swap samples. Have herpes-like, crust-forming rashes down there. First outbreak. False negative?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Can someone with genital herpes have a western blot when there's no outbreak?ive had hsv1 on mouth many times,blood test said hsv2 1.25 & hsv1 5.0
No: This is determined predominantly by antibody testing rather than by PCR for HIV RNA (This is an RNA virus). The latter test does not differentiate serotypes. Type 2 is very rare outside of Africa and seems more difficult to transmit. There are also numerous subtypes of both Types 1 & 2 and this becomes quite complex since this virus mutates continuously. ...Read more
What does a cervical biopsy (for abnormal cells) test for and detect exactly?? Can it detect the genital warts or herpes virus? Any other STIs?
Testing: Chlamydia tests include a culture that may take 5 to 7 days to grow. A direct fluorescent antibody test looks for antigens. A nucleic acid hybridization test or a nucleic acid amplification test looks for chlamydia dna &enzyme –linked immunosorbent assay. Directing sampling uses fluids from cervix, urethra throat, eye (whichever area is impacted). Urine testing is also possible. ...Read more