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Herpes test positive. Herpes type inconclusive. What is the difference between the two types?

well i went into the doctor and asked to have an std screening, which came back pos for herpes, and then they said not sure if its one or two yet, and the appointment they have for me is in a month. for more tests. what is the difference in the two types, and would my use of steriods give a false positive. or have any other connection to what is going on
Asked On : Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
Apr 2013
Hi and welcome to HCM.
Hepres type 2 is causing genital infections in most cases so probably in your case too.Type 1 But it isnt even matter because it has the same symptoms an dis treated on the same way. Steroids wouldnt give false postive results. I suggest to take some of the antiviral creams or medicines. it should pass on such treatment and your partner should be treated as well. WIsh you good health.
Answered: Mon, 22 Apr 2013
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