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Will Herpes Show Up In Mmr Blood Test

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MMR effects cd4 count

Doctor,How long after having an MMR vaccination should one wait before testing the cd4 count? Is the previous questioner's response typical. Does this drop in count reflect a drop in the total amount of cd4 cells in the body or merely a...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I would wait about one month. Your other question is a good one. Although we don't know exactly, it is likely to be a redistribution, rather than failure of production, given the usual rise after immunization or certain infections.... Read more »

MMR /Flu shot/pnuemovax

dear dr. mark,I found out I am positive Oct. 10, but before that I had an MMR immunization. Would... Read more »

MMR

hello doctor,a week before i knew that I am positive, I had an immunization of MMR, would that be... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lab Tests for Herpes Often Give Wrong Results

A recent survey of laboratories performing herpes simplex virus (HSV) testing found many used blood tests that often give false results. In a proficiency examination of HSV testing, the College of American Pathologists sent 172 participating labs a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High Herpes Rate Found in Metro Atlanta

A recent study showed that more than one-third of participants surveyed in suburban Atlanta tested positive for the virus that causes genital herpes. The study, presented recently at a meeting of the International Society for Sexually Transmitted... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Herpes Drug That Lowers HIV Virus in Patients' Blood Does Not Reduce Transmission Rates, Study Finds

"Treating herpes in people who are also infected with HIV does not reduce the chances that they will pass on the AIDS virus," according to a study published last week in the New England Journal of Medicine , the New York Times reports. Though... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

What is genital herpes? How common is genital herpes? How do people get genital herpes? What are the signs and symptoms of genital herpes? What are the complications of genital herpes? How is genital herpes diagnosed? Is there a... Read more »
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herpes?

Posted by sadface, 4 Replies
How soon is TOO soon for a herpes blood test???

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SF Read more »

Herpes?

Posted by sadface, 4 Replies
I have been reading a little on herpes. How soon can you get a blood test to see if you are caring the virus? When does it begin to show up? UG!
Thanks,
SF Read more »

Oral sex, OCD, and herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Sup guys. 6 months ago I had my first sexual contact ever. A chick I know gave me head. there was no blood in her mouth or soars on my penis but anyways since I have OCD I obsess that she gave me something. I badgered her for a week and she says... Read more »

Syphilis and Herpes 1/2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Anybody knows how accurate it is testing for Syphilis at 1 week after exposure.. I tested negative 7 days post exposure, I didn't get the typical 'chancre', but I'm still a little concerned.. since there are rare cases where you might have it... Read more »