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Does anyone know if most gynecologists can test for herpes? If not, where should one go to be tested? Does anyone know how much that procedure costs?
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Yes they can test for herpes. The will either take a culture of the area if there are any sores or they will take blood test. The culture I hear is more accurate.
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Yes, agreed. OB/GYN's test and treat for all std's and HIV.  good luck
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They can, but you'll have to specifically ask for the test. If you have sores that you think could be herpes they can do a swab or they can do a blood test. Just remember to get tested in the right time frame. Herpes will usually not not show in a blood test until 6 weeks or more I believe.
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