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Do they test for genital herpes in prenatal STD tests?

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Dr. Gregory Gapp
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No

No, unless you have a history of herpes or lesions that look suspicious.
Sometimes a pap smear can see cells that look suspicious for herpes which may then prompt a recommendation to actually do a specific test for herpes during a subsequent office visit.

In brief: No

No, unless you have a history of herpes or lesions that look suspicious.
Sometimes a pap smear can see cells that look suspicious for herpes which may then prompt a recommendation to actually do a specific test for herpes during a subsequent office visit.
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