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What are the chances that Herpes test was wrong?

3 years ago I had a swab test for herpes , the test was negative. However I have started to show similar symptoms as before. What are the chances that the test was wrong? and are there something else it could be?
Asked On : Wed, 8 Jun 2011
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  User's Response
Check with the Herpes counseler at Maybe you can get better and accurate answer here.
Answered: Thu, 9 Jun 2011
  User's Response
hi welcome,
no need to hesitate go for the test again in another lab without informing the past history.
thanking you
Answered: Thu, 9 Jun 2011
Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
herpes has property to reoccur
so u need to consult dermatologist and take proper treatment
he will diagnose by examine,there is no need to test again and again
chance of false negative results are high in swab test
Answered: Thu, 9 Jun 2011
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