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Curtis

My longterm partner of over 15 years was diagnosed with g h 2 recently through a swab test on the area.  I went to the same office to get a blood test.  I ran into some problems with the doctors there and was wondering if anyone else had similar exper.

 First it took over 4 weeks to get the lab report for hsv  after the scheduling receptionist said a few days.  That seems a very abnormal   

 

FIRST DR VISIT

The first doctor, before I took blood test, refused to talk at facts at all about hsv2 and seemed so worried about my emotional state etc where I know I was calm and just wanted a diagnosis if also have hsv2.  he said they really don't know a lot about hsv and stuff and it was like the test itself and any action for preventing or diagnosing was a waste of time cause it is ambiguous.  Again no advice on prevention, no advice on statistics or really any factual medical discussion like hsv is black magic.  I didnt need a therapist I  just wanted the real deal on the situition which was completely opposite the way the Dr acted.

2nd Dr Visit.

A different doctor so I thought ok mabey not a disrespectful assuming and misleating experience.  But OMG the same type of crazy misleading behavior.   Did I test positive or not sir?  He wouldn't answer yes no or maybe or with anything professional just a similar misleading script .  Absolutely zero advice on avoidance.  Finally I said again hey can you please tell me did I pass or not.  you passed he said and rudely abruptly l.  left.  what the heck is going on here you think?

 

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Throwaway6759

That seems like a very confusing situation. Did they give you your physical test results? Do you know what lab testing company your HSV test went through? Maybe you could try contacting them. I would honestly see a gynecologist for this type of thing because they might be more understanding and knowledgeable about it. 

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Lisajd

Your doctor should provide you with a print out of your results like most normal places do.  

So do you know whether you had an igg test or what sort of test was it.  I mean really what's passing the test it's not like it's a pass or fail it's positive or negative

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