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Herpes blood test if you had herpes and you took a blood test for something else like diabetes would the diabetes test confirm that theres herpes in your blood

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Dr. Susan Arnoult
Family Medicine

In brief: No

You have to have a specific test for herpes ordered.

In brief: No

You have to have a specific test for herpes ordered.
Dr. Susan Arnoult
Dr. Susan Arnoult
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Dr. Mary Engrav
Emergency Medicine

In brief: That

That is a good question.
No, the blood test would not confirm that there is herpes in your blood. Herpes testing is performed with a skin culture from the lesion.

In brief: That

That is a good question.
No, the blood test would not confirm that there is herpes in your blood. Herpes testing is performed with a skin culture from the lesion.
Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engrav
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