Q: Last year I had my first genital herpes outbreak. The blood work came back negative. The culture swab came back positive. Do I have herpes or not?
If you tested positive for herpes by a culture swab test or if a doctor saw an active herpes outbreak that means you carry the herpes antibodies for life. The human body never completely fights the virus off. It is common for a person who carries the herpes an... For detail, click here.