Popular questions...


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.

FAQ Frequently asked questions

Related topics

About this article

Author: Dr Bow Tauro PhD, BSc (Hons)
First answered: 18 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 17 Oct 2018
Rating: 4.4 out of 5
Votes: 1311 (Click smiley face below to rate)
Category: Pelvic inflammatory disease


Content goes in here.