Herpes Early Detection Testing

Herpes Early Detection testing it the best way to get answers shortly after possible exposure. This blood test, sometimes called a Herpes IgM test, can give you results as early as one week after possible exposure. It requires only a simple blood test and the results are fast and confidential.

Herpes Early Detection Testing Information

How is herpes transmitted?

There are two different types of Herpes; HSV-1 and HSV-2. Both strains can be spread through intercourse or from skin-to-skin contact.

How long should I wait to get tested?

You can test as early as one week after possible exposure with the Herpes Early Detection Test.

Is there a treatment for Herpes?

While there is no cure for Herpes, there are treatments available to help with symptoms. These antiviral medications can help lessen the symptoms of herpes, and sometimes slow the progression of the infection. They have even been known to help reduce the number of outbreaks when used properly.

Can I be infected with both strains of the Herpes virus?

Yes. While you are less likely to contract another strain of Herpes if already infected with one, it is still possible to obtain the other strain, either HSV-1 or HSV-2.

 

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