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Why isn't herpes a routine test during pregnancy?

i checked all of my paperwork and don't anything about Herpes. I see Syphillis and other STDs that were tested . Did anyone else experience this?
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Herpes can only be tested by swab bing a sore.  Therefore, if you don't have any sores, there is no way to test for Herpes.  
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They don't routinely check for herpes I'm not sure why but no I was not tested for herpes just hiv and the routine std checks I never thought about it bcuz I have never had symptoms and I was tested for all std's before and haven't changed partners since
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Me either I was just wondering because I read where some ppl don't get symptoms . I think they should test for everything
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That's not true Shandy. There is blood test for herpes
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