How Do I Test for Herpes?

Answer Testing for a sexually transmitted disease doesn't have to be a frightening process. Understand the types of tests that are offered and how they are used to be in control of your health and to mak... Read More »

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Does the Army test for herpes?

Genital herpes that are "not amenable to treatment" can prevent someone from joining the U.S. Army. During the recruitment process, while a specific herpes test may not occur, the military does ext... Read More »

Does the military test for herpes?

The military will not specifically test applicants for herpes during the physical screening process; however, there is a visual examination of the genitalia during the entrance physical. If found, ... Read More »

What do herpes test numbers mean?

Physicians use several Herpes blood tests. The tests that provide numbers typically come from an HSV type specific test. Blood tests can show whether antibodies have built up in the body to protect... Read More »

Can genital herpes be discovered during a pap test?

On One Hand: Pap Tests are Useful Diagnostic ToolsA Pap test, also known as a Pap smear, is a useful diagnostic tool for finding changes in the cervix. reports that it can help det... Read More »