Sorry to post such an odd question, but my nerves got the better of me. I had a red bump checked out on my lip that I suspect was just an inflamed blackhead, but after reading a bit online my doctor did a PCR swab for HSV just to make sure. I noticed when they swabbed my lip the tip of the swab turned faintly red... and I later realized it was from my lips being stained from eating lunch earlier. (I had tomato sauce) I worried that maybe that would effect the test... is that possible? Again I know it's a strange question but I want to know if everything is ok.
Yes it definitely wasn't blood. It was something I ate just prior to going to the doctors office... Either residual wing sauce or tomato sauce. Neither would be a problem right? I know it's a silly question but I imagine it could be important. Thank you for helping me.
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