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I don't have herpes???

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so I was tested for anti-bodies once before...

and at the time I tested negative.

The doctor and I thought it was most likely a fluke, and I continued with acyclovir etc.

I've just had another really bad outbreak, so I visited the doctor and he took a culture as well as another blood test to find hsv antibodies....

...and AGAIN both the blood test and the culture are NEGATIVE for hsv.

?????

now what?

he says they could be larger than normal canker sores?

or perhaps related to an immune disorder/rheumatoid issue?

at least this explains would explain why the anti-virals were not having any effect whatsoever.

I am really lost. I am more confused than ever, and really don't know how to feel about this.

trying!

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Prettyawesomechick

Cankers your only issues???

I have had seriously chronic canker sores my entire life. I've never had any cold sores or any other issues yet I now tested positive for hsv2 lonnnnggg after getting cankers. I am certain I am asymptomatic and my cankers had nothing to do with the diagnosis when comparing to the facts( I've read a ton). You most likely have been dealing with a great amount of stress and trust me, that can result in cankers. They are caused by sooo many other issues besides herpes. If you're that worried then get tested. I'm pretty sure you're fine.

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