No, there is no connection. Probably found it through a routine blood test, but I would find out which test they used not all are created equal. You can always be re-tested, but make sure it's either the IGG type specfic or the western blot test for most accurate results.View Thread
A test will not say you've been exposed. The only way you've been exposed is if you've slept with someone that you know has Herpes. A test can only say negative or positive, nothing else. Sounds like you've taken the IGM test, is that correct?View Thread
HPV is the most common STD out there, if someone is sexually active with more than one person, they risk contracting HPV. HPV that causes cervical cell changes, which can possibly lead to cancer, usually takes years to develop. In other words, her HPV is likely from a previous partner. Just because she's the only girl who's had problems doesn't mean the others don't have it as well. Very common for this STD to show no obvious symptoms in both sexes.View Thread
Testing done now, unless for bacterial infections (which can be cured with antiboitics), would be useless. Viral infections (HIV & Herpes) usually take up to 3 mos after the encounter to show up on a test.View Thread
A genital outbreak can happen anywhere in the entire 'boxer short' area. The specific location is no indication of how long you've had it, in other words your first outbreak can be on your buttock or anywhere within that region.View Thread
Numerical values are not an indication of how recent or not the infection is, they only confirm infection. I can tell you that the antibodies usually require 3 months to build up so that they register during the testing so 20 days would not be enough time. Unless your partner 3 months before the test was your first sexual encounter ever, you really don't have any way of knowing who gave it to you.View Thread
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