What Test Do They Use To Detect Genital Herpes
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Will a herpes test detect HIV? No, of course not. If it did, it would be called an HIV test, right? PCR stands for polymerase chain reaction. It's a laboratory technique used in many tests. It is not specific for HIV.If you're concerned... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question. Herpes is best diagnosed when a person isactively showing symptoms of the infection. Information about symptomsrelated to Herpes can be found in the post, "How is herpes transmittedexactly...fluid mucosal... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHi and thanks for posting.Genital herpes (herpes simplex virus, HSV) is very common in the general population. Having HSV does not mean that you have HIV, however having genital HSV means that you've been exposed to a sexually transmitted... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI know this is an hiv forum but I was wondering if the first episode of genital herpes is extremly painful or not? What do the lesions look like and how long do they take to go away? Please answer!
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Posted by scared83, 1 ReplyI know there aren't many Herpes infected people on this site but the forum description does say "and other STD's" so I'll take a shot...
In December I had vaginal sex with a prostitute. I was wearing a condom and was only "in" her for like a minute.... Read more »
Posted by sadface, 1 ReplyI have been coming here for a LONG time and have made some great friends along the journey. As you all well know I have OCD when it comes to STD's. So here we go...I am curious about genital herpes. I have read and read but I want to actually talk... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesCould herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.
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