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Went to STD clinic, requestd herpes i & II but doc said i had to have sores. Just got results and it said igg, not detected so did they test for it?

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Dr. Barry Resnik
Dermatology
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In brief: HSV test

Sores are needed if a culture is to be taken.
Blood tests will reveal only exposure by the presence of antibodies made in response to the 2 subtypes of virus. Why don't you request a copy of your test results when you see the doctor so that he or she can explain them to you!

In brief: HSV test

Sores are needed if a culture is to be taken.
Blood tests will reveal only exposure by the presence of antibodies made in response to the 2 subtypes of virus. Why don't you request a copy of your test results when you see the doctor so that he or she can explain them to you!
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