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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

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 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

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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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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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How to tell you have herpes without a doctor?

How to tell you have herpes without a doctor?

See your doctor: Given the nature of the disease, it would be best to have your doctor diagnose it just to be sure. ...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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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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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 if I have herpes?

How can you tell if I have herpes?

Get tested: Hsv2 has variable length asymptomatic periods, so short of noticing an outbreak, best way is to get tested. See: http://stdtesting.Com/how-many-people-have-herpes --for more information and helpful links. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a doctor to tell how long you have had herpes i was asking because I have been in a relationship for a long time and recently found out i had herpes and if its possible that my boyfriend is lying and has cheated on me

Is it possible for a doctor to tell how long you have had herpes i was asking because I have been in a relationship for a long time and recently found out i had herpes and if its possible that my boyfriend is lying and has cheated on me

Don't be so sure: If you "just found out"... did you perhaps have a positive test for herpes 2 (almost everybody has herpes 1) antibodies, but have never had symptoms on yourself? The test is far from 100% accurate. If you've never had an outbreak, perhaps you're a false positive. ...Read more

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