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how long does it take for the hv1 virus to produce herpes

A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: Most herpes in the eye is on the eye in fact the cornea. Treatment is with topical antiviral drops with good effectiveness in most cases within about ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
2 weeks: 2 weeks is the likely. Of time for to show up in a blood test however you probably have anothrr issue!
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Still the wrong ques: From exposure until first symptom of herpes simplex is typically 4 days. The range is 2 to 12 days. If you already have the same virus nothing happens ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: There is no hard set duration for side effects of valacyclovir. There are many people who tolerate it just fine for months/years because they need to ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
2 weeks to 3 months: The response time varies and may take up to three months to turn positive. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/artic ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Historically, the incubation period is from 3-7 weeks but it has been reported from 10 days to 7 years. Nevertheless, once the infection sets in, the ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience Urology
Some 2-10 days...: Exposure to STD does not mean contracting it; contracting it does not mean developing its symptoms. This fact reflects personal integrity of 2 lines o ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: Some people whose local and systemic immune response is compromised may develop genital warts in a matter of weeks, whereas those whose immune system ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
HSV blood test: It can be as soon as 3 weeks, but sometimes up to 12 weeks. If you were possibly exposed and want reassurance you were not infected, it's best to wait ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Herpes: 90% of those infected with herpes never get a sore. So it can be forever. But, the blood test for herpes should turn positive three to six months afte ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends on the virus: But generally, viral gastroenteritis and bacterial gastroenteritis will shed the virus or bacteria in the stool for 7-10 days after symptoms have reso ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
4-5 days: From initial exposure to beginning of symptoms, it averages about a bit less than a week but not everyone gets overt lesions.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
50 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Wait for tests: It can be as short as 1 day or ir the test must be sent out to a lab outside your facility then 2-4 days.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Duane Gels
36 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Weeks. : A few weeks. But it may it might reappear during a subsequent outbreak.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Never: Unless you are a neonate or in your 90's, it is extremely unlikely that you will get systemic herpes. It will love in your nerve cells forever, though ... Read More
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A 54-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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Well: Herpes simplex infections tend to be recurrent. So - it is more of keeping symptoms under control rather than curing them.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Jan
Dr. M. Jan answered
65 years experience Family Medicine
No set period: All HIV positive do not develop aids. Hiv test usually become positive about 6 months after contact. Blood test can determine both aids and hiv.
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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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Buckman
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Immediately : Herpes spreads immediately on direct contact. However, symptoms can be delayed to develop for 3-7 days.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hanna
34 years experience Family Medicine
7-10 days and longer: Usually within 7-10 days following exposure to genital herpes a clinical response will occcure. Human papilloma virus or genital warts can take quite ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
18 years experience Dermatology
No active vessicles: When herpes is active the skin will be red, and there may be water filled sacs called vesicles. When dormant, there should be no visible lesions on th ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
No time & some time: Ingestion of a infective amount of salmonella from from can take just a mouthful or two. For non-typhoid salmonellosis, the incubation period is 1-3 ... Read More

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