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How Many Days Does It Take Before The Results To A Herpes 2 Swab Test Become Available
7-30 days or longer: Herpes infection can present in many ways. Typically ulcer will show in 7-30 days. Primary herpes is a systemic illness with fever / fatigue & usually multiple sores. Recurrent herpes in usually a small cluster of sores w/o other symptoms. Most people never get full blown primary herpes & may simply experience occasional genital discomfort or itching, & sometimes no symptoms. ...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 should I wait to get an accurate HIV test after (maybe) got exposed to it? And how long does the test itself take to give back the results?
Rapid testing HIV: You can get oraquick otc, a home oral test that is quite accurate, and then follow up with a more detailed antibody test at 4-6 weeks and again in three months. There are rare individuals who do not become positive until 6 mos. If you want to spend the money there is an RNA pcr which will be definitive if negative at 4 wks. Make sure, however, that you also get tested for other stds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How long does it take for antibodies to start building in the body if a person is tested for herpes 1 and 2 and they have blisters. Culture neg. For 2?
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
please tell me if i had cocaine 1 week before the drug tests and weed daily until 2 weeks before the tests , what can I do to pass? It is a preemployment test , is that a urin test or can be saliva etc? Many thanks
Stop usage: Although i'm sure i'd be wasting my breath telling you to quit these habits as they are not healthy, self destructive and...Expensive. With that being said...You need to stop using or even inhaling (pot smoke) for at least4 weeks. It is not only blood, urine & saliva test you need to worry about..Many employers are now also demanding hair samples. And the stuff you use, remains for a long time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many times does the ANA test is positive in a lupus patient? How long does it stay positive? And does the test needs to be repeated over the years
Can you let me know how many days after intercourse does a pregnancy test show an accurate result?
Pregnancy test : Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. If you doubt the result you can repeat it in 1-2 days. If you were pregnant the hormone level would rise enough for detection. ...Read more
How many weeks after sex does it take to get a positive pregnancy test. How long does it take for the hCG to be high enough for a HPT?
I understand it can take a few days for the results of blood cultures to be known Generally, is it any quicker to get the results of urine cultures?
9-12 days: Pregnancy tests, which detect the presence of HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin), in your urine, are generally able to tell you if you're pregnant between 9-12 days after conception. That's the point at which the HCG concentration in your pee is high enough to be detected by the test. For some women, however, it can take slightly longer to detect a pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
They say hiv 4th gen duo is between 14-28 days , Will it make a difference if I go at 12 days to do test? Can it still detect p24 or not?
Black White or Gray: Life is not black and white, but comes in shades of gray... many shades, maybe 14-28 shades of gray. One who worries about these technical details will get the most relief by taking the test in the middle of the recommended range, meaning on the 21st day, halfway between 14 and 28. Follow the primary care doctor's recommendations, and live life safely and wisely. ...Read more
I have a drug test coming up what's the expected time it takes for weed to be undetected by a cotton swab test just give me your recommended time frame
Impossible to say: since marijuana's active ingredient is highly fat soluble and accumulates in fat cells. Oral swabs do not only show oral residue, but reflect the THC metabolites which are excreted in saliva. For someone who smokes only occasionally, it will be positive for 2-3 days, but for regular smokers (3-4 times/week) can be positive for 1-2 weeks, and in daily or heavy smokers, can be positive for months. ...Read more
Once tested Positive for HSV2, does it mean it's an accurate result? Or should a patient re-do the test again? If so, what's the time period to do it?
Accurate, but...: Lab tests are tested to determine their level of accuracy under certain circumstances. If a commonly done test is performed by a commercial lab, for the right circumstances, the result is accurate. One's doctor gets to decide if a test should be repeated (the doctor knows the actual circumstances for his patient), because "accurate" does not mean 100% accurate. Life is not 100% one way or another. ...Read more
I know HIV 4th gen can test HIV at 14days. But I tested it at 4hrs before the exact 14days mark. Will it cause the test to get the wrong results?
Life is approximate: Life is not exact. Four hours before exactly 14 days, or four hours after exactly 14 days, are both the same as exactly 14 days. That's how real life works... it's never exact. ...Read more
I used heroin for the first time a little over 48 hrs and had to do a mouth swab test that gets sent to the lab.... do you think I will be ok.
How fast-or how many days does it take for hCG to be produced for it to show up in a urine home pregnant test? Would a day after intercourse be too soon?
At menses: Since most home urine pregnancy tests detect the HCG at levels above 25-30, and HCG levels are approximately 100 at the time of expected menses, a home test can usually detect a pregnancy 1-2 before expected menses. Blood tests are more sensitive detecting HCG levels above 5. ...Read more
How many minutes/hours does endoscopy test take? Can my regular doctor can diagnose me? Will it be in clinics? Ill be going in the clinic for check up
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