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My herpes is Reactive Herpes simplex virus Igg my first test and my 2nd test same also. I dont have any symptoms, outbreak or sores ever since. I need some explanation so I can understand. So i take another test specific type of Hsv 1 and 2. Is there any possible the result will be negative? Thanks.
Hi, and thanks for your question As you’ve indicated, there are two types of herpes virus – HSV-1 and HSV-2. The lesions, or blisters, commonly appear either on the mouth as cold sores, or on the genitals. Herpes is a very common virus which is very easily passed through skin to skin contact. So not only can it be passed through sexual contact, but it can be passed through more casual skin to... Read Full Answer
Hi, Thank you for the quick reply! Question was: --------------------------- Hi, I'm a male and had an unprotected vaginal sex. I tested at 21 days(3 weeks), 42 days(6 weeks), and 60 days (8 weeks) all negative 4th generation HIV test. I've been having rash that come and goes in the morrnings or random times of the day (chest) and on my 9th week I have gotten swollen lymph nodes. All the nurses and drs tell me at 8th week its conclusive but I keep stressing with my symptoms...
Hi, and thanks for writing in again. If you have a negative 4th Generation HIV antibody test done 12 weeks after a sexual risk or exposure, then you can be reassured that you do not have HIV from this encounter. Sore, swollen lymph nodes are what we call a "non-specific" symptom which means it could be attributed to any number of things, most likely a common cold or some other viral... Read Full Answer
My partner knew she has gonerrhea and without telling me passed on to me. What can I do I’m sure she’s given to other men before we left bc we in Ontario now
Hi, and thanks for writing in with your question The most important thing is for you to make sure you get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and to ensure that you take the treatment as a contact to a gonorrhea infection. It’s important to wait for 7 days after you take the treatment before having sex with anyone to ensure the infection is completely gone. If you are still... Read Full Answer
I took Cipro and was tested for STI about week later. Can taking antibiotics affect the outcome of the test
Hi, and thanks for writing in with your question We recommend waiting for 4 weeks after taking antibiotics before doing any testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs). The reason for this is that sometimes we treat non-STI infections with the same antibiotics that can treat STIs. Once antibiotics kill an infection it can take the body 3-4 weeks to actually get rid of the dead... Read Full Answer
I am going throuh the toughest time of my life due to an unfortunate risky potential exposure I had. I would greatly appreciate if a hiv treatment expert answers this question. 6 days after the incident I had fever, lymph nodes, sore throat and wet cough. All except cough went away in 3-4 days. I saw a doctor for cough - it went away in another 5-6 days after I had ascoril syrup and monocef 200 tab. On 20th day i experienced a dull burning feeling on left side of my groin (maybe slightly above...
Hi, and thanks for writing in with your question The window period (time between when a person comes in contact with a sexually transmitted infection (STI) and when the STI will show up on a test) for HIV is 3 months. If you have had a negative HIV antibody test 3 months or more after the encounter, this means that you do not have HIV. Unfortunately it is not possible to determine what is... Read Full Answer