How is genital herpes diagnosed?
To work out if you have genital herpes, a doctor will ask you questions about your medical history and look for any visible symptoms, such as blisters or ulcers. They may also take a swab of a blister or ulcer and send it to a laboratory for testing.
Author: Joanne Van der Velden
First answered: 19 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 17 Oct 2018
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