Get your health question answered instantly from our pool of 18000+ doctors from over 80 specialties
151 Doctors Online

By proceeding, I accept the Terms and Conditions

Dr. Andrew Rynne
MD
Dr. Andrew Rynne

Family Physician

Exp 50 years

HCM Blog Instant Access to Doctors
HCM BlogQuestions Answered
HCM Blog Satisfaction
Doctors waiting to answer your question
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi
MD
Dr. Dorina Gurabardhi

General & Family Physician

Exp 6 years

Dr. Suresh Heijebu
MD
Dr. Suresh Heijebu

General & Family Physician

Exp 9 years

Dr. Vaishalee Punj
MD
Dr. Vaishalee Punj

General & Family Physician

Exp 16 years

Dr.Raju
MD
Dr.Raju

General & Family Physician

Exp 11 years

Dr. Kiran Kumar
MD
Dr. Kiran Kumar

General & Family Physician

Exp 11 years

Dr. Arun Prasad
MD
Dr. Arun Prasad

General Surgeon

Exp 35 years

Tested positive for herpes exposure

Premium Questions

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Kanodia MD

with a woman HSV1 orally positive, but negative for herpes 2. I had very disturbing symptoms since ... 22 WEEKS POST EXPOSURE. Lesion was swabbed negative for herpes and a Western Blot IGG and... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Sanjay Kumar Kanodia ( Dermatologist)
Dr. S. Murugan MD

I am extremely confused about HSV-2 testing. I have heard things from professionals (including my own physician) that more commonly used and mainstream tests can be useless because they only test ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. S. Murugan ( HIV AIDS Specialist)
Dr. P V S Prasad MD

my husband tested positive for herpes 2 with a 1.6 grade does he have herpes? plese help ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. P V S Prasad ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Chobufo Ditah MD

Hello. After possible exposure to STDs over a year ago, I got tested six times, and am having trouble interpreting the results related to HSV-1 (via IGG test). At 2 weeks, I tested... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Chobufo Ditah ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Vivek Chail MD

I tested positive for herpes today. Is there anyway to tell how long ago I contracted it? I am in the middle of a very strong outbreak. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vivek Chail ( Radiologist)

Public Forum Discussions

null MD

I recently had a blood test for HSV-2 and it came up positive. I have been trying to figure out how long I have had it. Sites online say that the test means that I have had it for AT LEAST 3 months ... View answer

Answered by : ()
null MD

screen. The only results I don t understand are the Herpes results. I tested positive for Type 1, which I knew I would because I have cold sores occasionally. For Herpes 2 llg Ab I... View answer

Answered by : ()
Dr.  Raghuveer Murki MD

I was tested positive for herpes years ago and I am unsure of which simplex. I get sores on both my ... (herpes). The symptoms consisted of an itch... then the feeling of soreness ( probably... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Raghuveer Murki ( Dermatologist)
Dr.  Raghuveer Murki MD

I have symptoms of oral herpes. But my lab results (swab test) came back negative on herpes and verruca. If not herpes, what could my condition be? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Raghuveer Murki ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Rakhi Tayal MD

Can herpes ve a single bump? can any bump be tested in the results come back as herpes ? Are all bumps consider herpes ? Is there a cure for herpes ??? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rakhi Tayal ( OBGYN)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta MD

Hello, False positive results are rare with type specific tests,that is if IGg testing is done and after sufficient time of minimum 12-16 weeks after the last exposure. Thanks

Dr.    Muhammad Ahmad MD

Herpes is life threatening in only those who are immunosuppressed like AIDS or diabetes patients..it does not have a particulae cure orvaccine but antiviral drugs usually take control of infection and with body...

Dr.  Aarti Abraham MD

Nothing much. A positive report is pretty much positive.