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Old 02-17-2008, 05:55 PM   #1
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How Fast Herpes Show Up

How fast would I see the signs of herpes after intercourse. A day, few days, weeks, . . .?

 
Old 02-17-2008, 07:48 PM   #2
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Re: How Fast Herpes Show Up

Any and all of the above.

IF you show a reaction, it will likely appear between 3 - 21 days post exposure. Some people take longer.

However, it's possible to get the virus, and never show any symptoms for, literally, decades.

 
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Old 02-20-2008, 02:46 AM   #3
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Re: How Fast Herpes Show Up

yeah, decades!

it showed up in a friend of mine and never had any symptoms, ever. he is not sure where it came from.

 
Old 02-20-2008, 04:51 AM   #4
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Re: How Fast Herpes Show Up

when you say years and decades.. I am wondering how it did not get detected? When you go in for physicals and doctor stuff do they not test for for all STDs or do you have to specifically ask for the "herpes test"?

 
Old 02-20-2008, 07:47 AM   #5
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Re: How Fast Herpes Show Up

Herpes testing is NOT part of a regular STD test, how crazy is that? You have to ask for it specifically. That's why there are large #'s of people who have contracted it & possibly spread it and aren't even aware or they are aware & chalked the symptons up as something else (ie: rash, jock itch, ect) or are aware and just live in denial.
The %'s of people affected are phenominal. -Orn.

 
Old 02-20-2008, 02:12 PM   #6
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Re: How Fast Herpes Show Up

Okay, so you have to specifically ask for a herpes test -- good to know. Thank you.

 
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