1. Is 14 days after onset of symptoms too late for a reliable swab test?
Not necessarily, especially if symptoms are still present and the swab test is a PCR< not a culture. 2. What are the chances of transmission from a one time unprotected encounter? Very low but not impossible 3. Is 12 weeks long enough to wait for a reliable WB blood test? It is 4. How likely is an equivocal IGG result to change to a positive inbetween 8 and 12 weeks? Very unlikely 5. Can you explain why my symptoms make infection seem unlikely when the pain was nearly unbearable? I think the pain that is continuous makes it seem like its not herpes as that's not how herpes normally behaves. Terri