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how long do herpes symptoms take to appear

A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpetic whitlow : Usually a few days to a week after exposure will a herpes infection manifest. If exposure to infected genital tract secretions or oral secretions took ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
21 years experience Pediatrics
Few days to..: A percentage of people that contract herpes never have an outbreak. Or they may become infected, and experience their first outbreak months or years ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Diabo
21 years experience Pediatrics
Few days or...: A percentage of people that contract herpes never have an outbreak. Or they may become infected, and experience their first outbreak months or years ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
32 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually 7-14 days: It can take sometimes take longer.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience Ophthalmology
Not sure: What you mean. After exposure to the virus? Could be days or years.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
26 years experience Dermatology
Cold sores ladt <10d: 5 to 10 days is the typical time it takes for cold sores to go away.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Duplicate question: See my previous reply: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/6793744-i-was-exposed-to-herpes-confirmed-how-long-after-does-it-usually-take-to-st ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Herpes: Incubation period for oral and genital herpes is 2-7 and 2-12 days respectively. The symptoms are pain and blisters.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes: 90% of those who get herpes do not get lesions, sores or symptoms. Blood testing for an acute exposure takes two routes. There is igm and igg antibod ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Usually 3-5 days: Sometimes up to 10 days. The main symptoms of herpes, either oral or genital, are clusters of sores that start as red bumps, become blisters, then ope ... Read More
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