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Herpes Testing & Information

If you believe you could require a herpes test, purchase one of our screening package deals and choose the closest lab to you. STDAware Columbus offers complete screening for both Herpes 1 and 2. Results will be back in two days and if either oral or genital HSV is found, you will have the opportunity to talk to one of our staff doctors for treatment medications.

Tests & Pricing

Our doctors use a FDA-approved genital herpes test advanced enough to screen both HSV-1 (oral herpes) and HSV-2 (genital herpes) individually. The herpes test requires a blood sample and only takes a few minutes, results in 1-2 days.

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Herpes HSV-1 Testing With STDAware Columbus

The herpes viral infection can be found in two various forms: HSV1 as well as HSV2. It is among one of the most widespread venereal diseases amongst the human population. The HSV 1 virus can be transmitted through non sexual contact and causes symptoms like cold sores, while the HSV 2 infection is what we commonly describe as Genital Herpes. Herpes, although relatively non life threatening,can be a uncomfortable and humiliating thing to live with. Once the HSV-2 virus has actually entered your bloodstream, it will certainly be with you for the remainder of your life. You should take special preventative measure to make use of condoms and other safe sex protections while having sexual intercourse to avoid being infected with the HSV infection. Herpes impacts one in five Americans after the age of 18, as well as practically everybody comes in contact with it in their sexually active life time.Herpes will result in uncomfortable sores as well as outbreaks and although it can't ever be cured, it can be treated by a selection of antiviral medicines that can berecommended by your physician. The herpes infection is one of the most painful sexually transmitted infections and if left unattended, anepisode can result in significant damage to the skin around the genitals. Herpes carries a hefty stigma with it in today’s culture, and the larger number of individuals that get the STI, the more mis-information is spread about just what herpes does as well as how you get it. Herpes can bespread via both vaginal and anal anal and also just foreplay. You should always see to it that you get checked afterhaving sex with a new individual, to guarantee that you haven't been subjected and infected with the herpes infection.

Although the herpes virus is unbelievably usual, you need to still take every action to make certain that you don't additionally become infected with the disease. Ladies are 2x more probable to pass herpes on to a companion, generally as a result of the capacity of their vaginal canals to hide the infections. A penis infected with herpes will be easily apparent; the open sores need to allow you to see that it is a bad idea to have sex with the person in front of you. The vaginal area can look good from the outside, however be riddled with herpes infected sores on the inside.