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How can you find out if you have herpes?

How can you find out if you have herpes?

Exam or testing: Doctors can often make the diagnosis based on the appearance of lesions during an outbreak, and a viral culture is sometime used for confirmation. An hsv-2 igg antibody will tell you whether you're infected with the virus. ...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 can you find out if you have parasites?

How can you find out if you have parasites?

Depends: Why do you think you have parasites? If you came from a place were intestinal parasites are common, you can get a stool o&p exam; there are other blood tests and exams that can be done, but the core question remains why you think you have parasites, and where are these parasites located? ...Read more

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How can you find out if you have wpw?

How can you find out if you have wpw?

WPW: Wpw is a condition with an extra pathway between the top and bottom chambers of the heart resulting in pre-excitation and can result in tachyarrhythmias. The pathywa is ablated in a cath lab by an electrophysiologist (cardiologist who is an expert in the electrical system of the heart). Speak to your cardiologist for more info. ...Read more

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How do you find out if you have herpes without going to a doctor?

How do you find out if you have herpes without going to a doctor?

Can't: You can't be sure without getting tested at a doctor's office, hospital, or lab. There is a special test that needs to be done. Then it needs to be interpreted by a medical professional. ...Read more

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How do you find out if you have endometriosis?

How do you find out if you have endometriosis?

Laparoscopy: Need to be evaluated with a good exam, maybe ultrasound of the pelvis and finally a surgical procedure called laparoscopy. Laparoscopy is done under anesthesia and a small telescope with a camera is introduced into the abdomen via the umbilicus allowing the surgeon to look and inspect the pelvis and the whole abdomen looking for areas of endometriosis. ...Read more

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How can you find out if you have any problems/disorders. Etc?

How can you find out if you have any problems/disorders. Etc?

See a doctor!: Advanced diseases will cause obvious symptoms but in their early stages diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure or cervical cancer may cause no symptoms. That is why doctors perform physical exams and do tests- to detect diseases that may not be obvious. See a good doctor for a thorough exam and lab work. ...Read more

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Can you describe how soon can you find out if you are pregnant?

Can you describe how soon can you find out if you are pregnant?

Usually quickly: A home pregnancy test may become positive 10-14 days after conception. If you are 7-10 days late with your period and you do a home pregnancy test and it is positive, it is genuinely reliable. ...Read more

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How soon can you find out if you got pregnant?

How soon can you find out if you got pregnant?

For standard: Home pregnancy test check when you miss your period. The absolute earliest that pregnancy might be deteced is at 7 days with blood test (but most people would be missed that early) so it is better to wait for 10 to 14 days. ...Read more

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How can you know if you have hiv?

How can you know if you have hiv?

Have a test.: To determine if someone is HIV infected, a laboratory test is most often performed. Most doctors offices, hospitals, clinics, etc... Will provide this type of testing. Generally, this testing is performed off of blood drawn from a vein. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have lice?

How can you tell if you have lice?

Lice: With head lice, you may have intense itching of the scalp. Small, red bumps on the scalp, neck, and shoulders may become crusty and ooze. You may have white specks (eggs, or nits) on the bottom of each hair that are hard to get off. The best thing to do is for you to see a doctor evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How can you tell if you have herpies?

How can you tell if you have herpies?

Herpes: Grape like clusters ( bunch of vesicles) located in one particular section of the body ( dermatone) is a typical herpes presentation ...Read more

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How can you check to see if you have meningitis?

How can you check to see if you have meningitis?

Meningitis: If you have symptoms such has headache, fever, stiff neck, nausea, vomiting, the doctor will suspect that you may have meningitis and may order a ct scan of your head then perform a spinal tap to obtain a sample of spinal fluid then send it the lab to look for bacteria, elavated white blood cell, elevated protein, abnormal glucose level , increase pressure etc... ...Read more

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If you thought you had a vaginal infection, how can you find out for sure?

If you thought you had a vaginal infection, how can you find out for sure?

See a Clinician: The only way to be tested and diagnosed with the type of vaginal infection is to see a clinician. If a normal vaginal discharge and no irritation, itching or foul odor are present, a vaginal infection is less likely. ...Read more

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When can you find out if your pregnant if you think you have the symptoms?

When can you find out if your pregnant if you think you have the symptoms?

Home pregnancy test: According to american journal of obstetric and gynecology the best home pregnancy test is first responceearly pregnancy test the study evaluated592 urine specimins from women at different stages of the pregnancy to determine what kind of Chorionic Gonadotropin is prevalent at what time.The inference was that first responce is the most sensitive test and detects pregnancy in 95% cases. ...Read more

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Can you go to the hospital if you think you might have herpes?

Can you go to the hospital if you think you might have herpes?

Yes, but I recommend: that you see your primary doctor if possible. If you are in a lot of pain or have fever, then seek medical treatment as soon as possible. Most urgent care centers can evaluate and treat herpes infections. Emergency treatment is usually not needed for uncomplicated herpes infections. http://www.medicinenet.com/genital_herpes_in_women_overview/article.htm ...Read more

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Not sure how quickly can you find out if you are pregnant?

Not sure how quickly can you find out if you are pregnant?

Usually quickly: Home pregnancy tests can become positive as early as 10-14 days from when you conceive. If you are 7-10 days late for your period and you do a home pregnancy test and it is positive, it is genuinely reliable. ...Read more

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How to know if you have herpes?

How to know if you have herpes?

Medical Assessment.: A cold sore is a lesion with blisters (lip, chin, cheek, nostril & sometimes mouth) which causes burning, pain & itching. It is filled with fluid that is teaming with the Herpes Simplex virus. Herpes simplex in the genital area may cause no symptoms in some people. In others, a few weeks after being exposed to Herpes a person may develop fever, muscle aches & pains, headache & swelling of groin > ...Read more