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How Long Would It Take Herpes To Show Up On A Blood Test
<2 weeks: It usually take1-2 weeks for a healthy immune system to produce IgM anti-bodies to a viral infection. There are 2 types of herpes simplex 1 and 2, so both tests are available. If a patient has IgG herpes antibodies then the patient has already been exposed 'some time ago.' hope that helps. ...Read more
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
How long does it take for herpes to show up on blood test? Mine was negative after 6 weeks. I never had sore. Just irritated, not yeast infection.
How long does it take the herpes virus or gential warts to show up in blood test. Small red bump in pubic area should I be alarmed ?
2 weeks: 2 weeks is the likely. Of time for to show up in a blood test however you probably have anothrr issue! ...Read more
Is it possible to have a false positive on a herpes test ? and do you know how long its suppose to take for the blood test results to come back?
False pos can occur: The standard blood tests for herpes simplex virus (HSV) are not perfect; false positive results can occur. The strength of the result -- i.e. the optical density ratio (also called ELISA ratio) -- is important in distinguishing true positive from false psotive results. Results usually are available in 2-5 days, but it varies a lot from one lab to another. ...Read more
How close are we to having a cure for herpes? I just found out yesterday that my blood test shows i test positive for herpes. How close are we to a cure? What is the best way to treat this? I have no symptoms, I have never had any symptoms of herpes. Is t
Unfortunately : Unfortunately there is no cure for herpes and none on the horizon as far as I am aware. If you have not had an outbreak then it is possible you may never have one. However, if you do there are treatments (acyclovir, valtrex). Also, for people with recurrent outbreaks there is supression therapy with these medications, which is typically one or two pills a day. If you have further questions/concerns please consult your doctor. All the best. ...Read more
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