How accurate is a blood test for genital herpes?

Answer Blood tests can detect the presence of herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection, and a blood test that detects HSV type 2 signals a likely genital herpes infection. However, a swab test from a herpes b... Read More »

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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 »

Can you get genital herpes but not oral herpes!!!?

"Just" the virus that's causing the sores?IF it's genital herpes that's causing the sores, the virus wont be eliminated by the anti biotics. It'l stay in your system forever, altho the number of o... Read More »

How accurate is a blood paternity test?

According to, a blood paternity test can be 99.999 percent accurate or higher when declaring the probability of parenthood. If a person is excluded, or found not to be biologically re... Read More »

Is it too late to do a blood test 10 months after the first outbreak of herpes?

On One Hand: The Diagnosis Has Been MadeThe first outbreak of herpes simplex virus (HSV), whether type I (HSV-1, commonly oral) or type II (HSV-2, commonly genital) is generally diagnosed by the pr... Read More »